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Castle Class Collection

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Cheltenham Flyer at Didcot Station, Oxfordshire, c. 1930s

Cheltenham Flyer at Didcot Station, Oxfordshire, c. 1930s
A view of the Cheltenham Flyer passing through Didcot station in Oxfordshire, c.1930s. At the time when this photograph was taken the Cheltenham Spa Express

Background imageCastle Class Collection: No 5055, Lydford Castle, at Swindon Works, c1950s

No 5055, Lydford Castle, at Swindon Works, c1950s
Castle Class locomotive, Lydford Castle, can be seen here moving onto traverser in A Erecting Shop at Swindon Works

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Castle Class, No. 7029, Clun Castle at Newton Abbot Station, c. 1950s

Castle Class, No. 7029, Clun Castle at Newton Abbot Station, c. 1950s
A view of Castle Class, No. 7029, Clun Castle at Newton Abbot Station, Devon, c.1950s. The station opened with the name Newton in December 1846 by the South Devon Railway Company

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Locomotive No 4082, Windsor Castle, c. 1920s

Locomotive No 4082, Windsor Castle, c. 1920s
Castle Class locomotive, Windsor Castle, is being prepared with royal regalia at Swindon Works. Eight men can be seen cleaning the locomotive ready for use by the Royal Family

Background imageCastle Class Collection: No 7029 Clun Castle at Bristol Temple Meads, 1966

No 7029 Clun Castle at Bristol Temple Meads, 1966
A view of 4-6-0 Castle class locomotive, Clun Castle, No 7029 at Bristol Temple Meads in 1966; seen here at a Farewell to Steam event. The platform is full of enthusiasts and onlookers

Background imageCastle Class Collection: GWR Pendennis Castle and LNER, Flying Fox at Kings Cross, 1925

GWR Pendennis Castle and LNER, Flying Fox at Kings Cross, 1925

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Colour cross-section plan of Castle Class Locomotive, c. 1923

Colour cross-section plan of Castle Class Locomotive, c. 1923
Colour cross-section plan of Castle Class locomotive with the parts numbered, c.1923

Background imageCastle Class Collection: King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle

King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle
King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of locomotive No.4082 Windsor Castle during their visit to Swindon Works in April 1924

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Carmarthen Castle, No 4076

Carmarthen Castle, No 4076
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4076, Carmarthen Castle in steam. It was built in February 1924 and withdrawn from service in February 1963

Background imageCastle Class Collection: King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle during their visit to Swindon Works

King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle during their visit to Swindon Works
April 28th 1924

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Caldicot Castle, Loco No. 4074

Caldicot Castle, Loco No. 4074
This photograph shows Locomotive No.4074, Caldicot Castle, arriving at Paddington with the GWR Goods Station building towering in the background

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Carmarthen Castle, Loco No. 4076

Carmarthen Castle, Loco No. 4076
A photograph of Locomotive No.4076, Carmarthen Castle at Swindon Works. Carmarthen Castle was built February 1924 and withdrawn from service in 1963

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Caerphilly Castle, Locomotive No. 4073

Caerphilly Castle, Locomotive No. 4073
A photograph of locomotive No.4073, Caerphilly Castle with Loco No.3024, taken at Swindon Works on 16th November 1958. Caerphilly Castle was built at Swindon Works in August 1923

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Caerphilly Castle, Loco No. 4073

Caerphilly Castle, Loco No. 4073
A British Railways photograph of locomotive No.4073, Caerphilly Castle, taken a year after the locomotive was withdrawn from service in 1960

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Abbotsbury Castle, No 4083

Abbotsbury Castle, No 4083
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4083, Abbotsbury Castle, leaving Plymouth Docks on 9th April 1926. Abbotsbury Castle was built at Swindon Works in May 1925

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Powis Castle, No 7024

Powis Castle, No 7024
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.7024, Powis Castle, on the last down Bristolian service at 99.5mph. Powis Castle was built in June 1949 and withdrawn from service in February 1965

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Winchester Castle, No 5042

Winchester Castle, No 5042
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.5042, Winchester Castle at Gloucester Station in September 1955. Winchester Castle was built in July 1935 and withdrawn from service in June 1965

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Llantilio Castle, No 5028

Llantilio Castle, No 5028
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.5028, Llantilio Castle, at Swindon Works. Llantilio Castle was built in May 1934 and withdrawn from service in May 1960

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Chirk Castle, No 5025

Chirk Castle, No 5025
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.5025, Chirk Castle, at Exeter on 31st July 1935. Chirk Castle was built in April 1934 and withdrawn from service in November 1963

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Dudley Castle, No 4091

Dudley Castle, No 4091
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4091, Dudley Castle hauling locomotive No.2979. Dudley Castle was built in August 1925 and withdrawn from service in December 1961

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Dorchester Castle, No 4090

Dorchester Castle, No 4090
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4090, Dorchester Castle. This locomotive was built at Swindon Works in July 1925, was rebuilt in 1957 and withdrawn in June 1963

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Dartmouth Castle, No 4088

Dartmouth Castle, No 4088
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4088, Dartmouth Castle. It was built at Swindon Works in July 1925, rebuilt in 1958 and withdrawn in May 1964

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Colour Diagram of Castle Class Locomotive, c. 1923

Colour Diagram of Castle Class Locomotive, c. 1923
Colour cross-section diagram or drawing of the front of a Castle Class locomotive with numbered internal components

Background imageCastle Class Collection: King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle

King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle
King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of locomotive No.4082 Windsor Castle during their visit to Swindon Works in April 1924

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Castle Class locomotive, No. 5094, Tretower Castle at Sonning, c1950s

Castle Class locomotive, No. 5094, Tretower Castle at Sonning, c1950s
4-6-0 locomotive, built June 1939

Background imageCastle Class Collection: The Torbay Express at Taunton Station, Somerset, c. 1939

The Torbay Express at Taunton Station, Somerset, c. 1939
A view of the Torbay Express being hauled by an unknown Castle Class locomotive at Taunton Station in Somerset, c.1939. Taunton station opened in July 1842 with an unconventional design

Background imageCastle Class Collection: Locomotive No. 5051, Earl Bathurst, passing through Shrivenham Station, September 1958

Locomotive No. 5051, Earl Bathurst, passing through Shrivenham Station, September 1958
A view of 4-6-0 Castle Class locomotive No. 5051, Earl Bathurst, passing through Shrivenham Station in Oxfordshire, September 1958


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