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Locomotives of the Great Western Railway (including British Railways)

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American S160 Class 2-8-0 locomotive No. 1609 upon arrival at Newport Docks, 1942 Featured Locomotives Print

American S160 Class 2-8-0 locomotive No. 1609 upon arrival at Newport Docks, 1942

From late 1942 American locomotives began to arrive at the Great Western's South Wales Docks, having been shipped over from America to assist allied forces both in Britain and on the Continent. In this image S160 Class 2-8-0 locomotive No. 1609 is pictured draped in the US and British flags having just arrived at Newport Docks. This was one of 800 S160 Class American engines that were dispatched from Newport to railways around the country. The vast cranes for lifting cargo from ships can be seen in the background of this image. Such was the quantity of goods being loaded and unloaded at the South Wales Docks during the latter half of the war that US forces loaned 30 ton floating cranes to the docks at Cardiff, Newport and Swansea to assist with the movement of heavy cargo

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee train, 1897 Featured Locomotives Print

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee train, 1897

A view of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee train hauled by the locomotive, The Queen. The engine carried two large crests and a crown at the front. The Queen, number 3041, was an Achilles class locomotive which was originally named Emlyn in 1894. It changed its name when it hauled the royal train

© STEAM Museum of the GWR

3041, Achilles, Diamond Jubilee, Queen Victoria, Royal, Royal Train, Royalty, The Queen

Castle Class, No. 7029, Clun Castle at Newton Abbot Station, c.1950s Featured Locomotives Print

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. By the time the name was changed to Newton Abbot in 1877 the station had a large goods shed, train sheds and busy workshops which helped with converting the stock and line to standard gauge.
Newton Abbot station underwent an extension and rebuild between the wars, opening in April 1927 with a Culverhouse designed station building

© STEAM Museum of the GWR