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Locoshed: GWR and WR Locomotives

This page includes all locomotives, steam, diesel and other, built by or for the GWR and its WR successor. It shows where their main base is and their current situation.  Click on the link to go to the website  associated with each loco. Some entries have videos attached.

If there are any are missing or any information about them is incorrect or out of date, please let us know.

You can find up-to-date photographs of almost all of them on Peter Pascoe’s  excellent site here

No

Name

Main Base

Current condition

North Star

STEAM

Swindon

1935 GWR built replica. On display at STEAM in Swindon

Firefly

Didcot

New build Broad gauge . Operational at Didcot

Iron Duke

Didcot

New build Broad Gauge. Now at Didcot, awaiting cosmetic restoration

4

STEAM

Swindon

Original GWR railcar. On display at STEAM in Swindon

5

Shannon

Didcot

NRM owned.  Only surviving standard gauge loco by George England. Plan for overhaul cancelled due to conservation issues.

7

Owain Glyndwr

Vale of Rheidol

 Currently dismantled for overhaul

8

Llewelyn

Vale of Rheidol

 Operational 2014

9

Prince of Wales

Vale of Rheidol

 Operational 2014

12

Isabrook

Buck’ham Railway Centre

Sentinel steam engine. Operational

20

K&ESR

GWR railcar. Undergoing restoration 2014

22

Didcot

GWR railcar. Operational. New internal restoration completed 2011

85

KWVR

Wiki notes say it is stripped and under overhaul.

93

Didcot

New build Steam Railmotor. Operational at Didcot

450

Llangollen

NRM owned. Overhaul started but appears stalled. Taff Vale Railway No 28.

813

Severn Valley

Under overhaul at Bridgnorth

822

The Earl

Welshpool

Operational

823

The Countess

Welshpool

Operational

921

Snibston

On display at Snibston Discovery Park

1014

County of Glamorgan

Didcot

New build County Class 4-6-0 using boiler of 8F 48518 and frames from Modified Hall 7927. Completed wheeled chassis expected 2014.

1338

Didcot

Awaiting overhaul

1340

Trojan

Didcot

The last remaining GWR Saddle Tank, operational

1363

Didcot

Awaiting overhaul

1378

Scolton Manor

Scolton Manor Museum

1369

South Devon

Operational 2014

1420

South Devon

Under overhaul but needs new boiler

1442

Tiverton

On permanent display in Tiverton museum

1450

Severn Valley

Operational at SVR 2014

1466

Didcot

On display as 4866. In overhaul queue

1501

Severn Valley

Operational 2014

1638

KESR

Operational but last year of boiler ticket

2516

STEAM

On display at STEAM Museum in Swindon

2807

GWSR

Operational 2014

2818

NRM

On display in original condition at York.

2857

Severn Valley

Operational, 2014

2859

Llangollen

Barry condition and some parts collected for restoration. Now sold

2861

Barry

A donor engine for 4709 and other Didcot projects. This engine should be considered scrapped

2873

South Devon

Boiler now on 3803, coupling rods on 2807. Long term restoration project

2874

GWSR

Owned by Dinmore Manor group. To be restored to early condition with inside steam pipes, straight running plate etc. Boiler being stripped for removal

2885

TYS

Now at Tyseley pedning restoration.

2999

Lady of Legend

DID

Retro rebuild of Hall class 4942 Maindy Hall. All outside rods now fitted, tender work starting Feb 2013.

3205

South Devon

Based at Buckfastleigh but available to hire.

3440

City of Truro

NRM

On display at York.  Cosmetically refurbed for display. No plans for restoration to steam

3650

DID

Operational.

3738

DID

Operational at Didcot Railway Centre

3802

Llangollen

Operational at Llangollen Railway

3803

South Devon

Operational at Shackerstone on Battlefield Line. May be for sale?

3814

NYMR

Owned by Peter Robinson at NYMR. Under restoration 2011, apparently. The hyperlink is to a blog discussion that is pretty inconsequential!

3822

DID

Withdrawn 3/2011, displayed. No plan for overhaul

3845

West Somerset

Owned by Dinmore Manor Group. Stored at Honeybourne. Parts will be rotated between 3845, 3850 and 2874.

3850

WSR

Operational at Minehead. Owned by Dinmore Manor Group. Nearing end of ticket

3855

East Lancs

Awaiting restoration. Owned by owner of L&Y 1300.

3862

N’hampton & Lamport

Under restoration

4003

Lode Star

STEAM

Swindon

On display at STEAM Museum, Swindon.  Example of original Swindon paint job.

4073

Caerphilly Castle

Steam

Swindon

On display at STEAM in Swindon. Also painted in GWR 1930s style by Swindon.

4079

Pendennis Castle

Didcot

Under overhaul. Return to steam expected 2015

4110

Tyseley

Owned by Southall Railway Centre but being restored at Tyseley

4115

Didcot Dismantled. Parts to be used for 4709 and rest put into store

4121

Tyselely

Stored awaiting restoration

4141

Llangollen

Under overhaul. Return to steam expected late 2011. Sold to Epping and Ongar Railway scheme

4144

Didcot

Under restoration at Didcot

4150

Severn Valley

Under restoration at SVR

4160

West Somerset

Operational at WSR

4247

Bodmin & Wenford

Now returned to B&WR after running in trials at Avon Valley Railway. Painted in BR black for first time in preservation.

4248

STEAM

Swindon

On display sectioned to show methods of construction of steam locomotives at Swindon works.

4253

K&ESR

Start now made on restoration since arrival from P&BR

4270

GWSR

Restoration now complete. Entered service May 2014 Video here

4277

‘Hercules’

Dartmouth Steam Rly

Operational at Dartmouth Railway

4555

Dartmouth Steam Rly

Overhaul commenced

4566

Severn Valley

Operational 2012 at Bridgnorth

4561

West Somerset

Awaiting overhaul at Williton.

4588

Dartmouth Steam Rly

Out of service awaiting overhaul.  For Sale

4612

Bodmin & Wenford

Under overhaul

4709

Llangollen

New build. Frames under construction and donor parts gathered.

4920

Dumbleton Hall

South Devon

Awaiting overhaul at Buckfastleigh

4930

Hagley Hall

Severn Valley

Grant received for overhaul.

4936

Kinlet Hall

Tyseley

Main line accredited. 2014 Based at WSR

4953

Pitchford Hall

Tyseley

Operational. Now based at Epping and & Ongar Railway

4965

Rood Ashton Hall

Tyseley

Main line accredited

4979

Wooton Hall

Ribble Steam Railway

Moved into new shed at RSR in 2014. Some cosmetic restoration

5029

Nunney Castle

Tyseley

Active on mainline 2014

5043

Earl of Mount Edgecombe

Tyseley

Active on mainline 2014 Video Here

5051

Earl Bathhurst

Didcot

Withdrawn. Some parts to be used on 4079. Repainted to 1930s as Drwsllwyn Castle  for display only.

5080

Defiant

Quainton Road

Owned by Tyseley.  On display at Buckingham Railway Centre at Quainton Road

5164

Severn Valley

Operational on SVR

5199

Llangollen

Under overhaul

5224

Mid Hants

Owned by Pete Waterman and operational

5227

DID

A donor engine for 4709 and other Didcot projects.  Displayed at DID as Barry wreck

5239

Dartmouth Steam Railway

Operational on DSR, 2014

5322

Didcot

Withdrawn with boiler issues 2014

5521

Dean Forest

Now at the Bluebell, on loan from The Flour Mill. Running, plausibly but inaccurately as London Transport L150

5526

South Devon

Under overhaul

5532

Llangollen

Under restoration 2011

5538

Dean Forest

Dismantled? More info needed

5539

Llangollen

Under overhaul at LLangollen

5541

Dean Forest

Beautifully restored to steam 2014

5542

GWSR

On tour between GWSR adn WSR in 2014

5552

Bodmin & Wenford

Working at Bodmin

5553

West Somerset

Boiler cert expired 2012

5572

DID

On display at Didcot. No current plans for overhaul

5619

Telford Steam Rly

Visiting North Norfolk summer 2011

5637

East Somerset

Working, 2014

5643

 Bluebell

Owned by the Furness Trust. At SVR in 2013 and now at the Bluebell

5668

Pontypool  Blaenavon

Semi dismantled, some restoration work started.

5764

Severn Valley

Working 2012

5775

KWVR

Famous for its role in ‘The Railway Children’ in ochre livery but now on display, awaiting overhaul at Keighley.

5786

South Devon

Operational as L92

5900

Hinderton Hall

Didcot

On display. No plans for return to steam

5952

Cogan Hall

Llangollen

Parts being ‘borrowed’ by owner, the 6880 Betton Grange group. Long terms plans for eventual restoration.

5967

Bickmarsh Hall

N’hampton & Lamport

Under restoration 2014

5972

Olton Hall/Hogwarts Castle

Carnforth

Still operational and red…

6000

King George V

NRM, York

On display in Main Hall. I don’t  care how many other Kings there are in steam. This one is ‘The King’ and should be out there on the mainline where it belongs (sorry, bit of a rant there…)

6023

King Edward II

Didcot

Mainline debute in 2015?

6024

King Edward I

West Somerset

Withdrawn for 10 year overhaul at Williton, WSR.

6106

Didcot

On display. No current plans for return to steam

6412

South Devon

Under overhaul at Buckfastleigh

6430

Llangollen

Working at Llangollen. Expected to work as auto train at 2012 SSS gala in April

6435

Bodmin & Wenford

Bought from SDR in 2008. Working at Bodmin and touring, 2014

6619

NYMR

Currently at Embsay & Bolton Abbey

6634

Severn Valley

Under restoration at Bridgnorth

6686

Barry Island

Stored at Barry. Restoration started Feb 2013

6695

Swanage Railway

Working at Swanage, 2011

6697

Didcot

On display. No current plans for return to steam

6880

Betton Grange

Llangollen

New build proceeding at Llangollen.

6960

Raveningham Hall

West Somerset

Last GWR build Modified Hall. Operational.

6984

Owsden Hall

Swindon & Cricklade

New impetus on restoration achieved since move from GWSR

6989

Wightwick Hall

Buck’ham Railway Centre

Under restoration at Quainton Road, May steam in 2015

6990

Witherslack Hall

Great Central

Under overhaul at Loughborough

6998

Burton Agnes Hall

Didcot

On display. No current plans for return to steam

7027

Thornbury Castle

Crewe

Barry Condition. Owned by Pete Waterman. Awaiting restoration.

7029

Clun Castle

Tyseley

Under overhaul for return to steam 2015

7200

BRC

Restoration underway

7202

Didcot

Under restoration

7229

Eat Lancs

Dismantled awaiting restoration

7325

Severn Valley

On display at Highley Engine House

7714

Severn Valley

On display at Highley

7715

BRC

Steaming at NNR 2011

7752

Tyseley

Operational as L94, mainline accredited and active 2011.

7754

Llangollen

Owned by the National Museum of Wales and on permanent loan to Llangollen Railway. Currently undergoing 10 yearly overhaul

7760

Tyseley

Out of service and For Sale

7802

Bradley Manor

Severn Valley

Overhaul underway.

7808

Cookham Manor

Didcot

On display. No immediate plans for return to stea.

7812

Erlestoke Manor

Severn Valley

Working on SVR, 2014

7819

Hinton Manor

Severn Valley

On display in Swindon shopping mall

7820

Dinmore Manor

GWSR

Operational on GWSR

7821

Ditcheat Manor

West Somerset

Owned by west Somerset Association and currently on display at STEAM museum, Swindon for ‘up to 5 years’.

7822

Foxcote Manor

Llangollen

Withdrawn with firebox problems?

7827

Lydham Manor

Dartmouth Steam Rly

Operational 2014

7828

Odney Manor

West Somerset

Returned to steam Sept 2011. Running as ‘Norton Manor’ to honour  local Royal Marines base.

7903

Foremarke Hall

GWSR

Now being dismantled for 10 year overhaul.  Boiler at Tyseley, Expected back in steam in 2015

7927

Willington Hall

Barry

Some die so that others may live – in this case the Grange and County, but who knows…

9017

Earl of Berkeley

Bluebell Railway

Occasionally runs as 3217. Prematurely withdrawn and awaiting overhaul. Tender currently behind 7820

9351

West Somerset

A prairie with a tender! Withdrawn for overhaul end 2013

9400

STEAM

Swindon

On display at STEAM museum

9466

Not sure!

Under overhaul

9600

Tysleley

Mainline accredited 2011

9629

P&BR

Under restoration

9642

Brum

Under restoration at private site at Wishaw, Warwickshire

9681

Dean Forest

Under overhaul. Expected back 2016

9682

Southall

Owned by the Southall Railway Centre. Will return to Chinnor & Princes Risborough when overhaul completed

18000

Didcot

Prototype GWR gas turbine.  Shell to be restored cosmetically by GWS at Didcot. No turbine and few internal fittings remain.

75014

Dartmouth Steam Rly

Under overhaul. Has been ML passed

75027

Bluebell

Awaiting overhaul

75029

NYMR

Operational, boiler ticket expires in 2021. Passed for main line operation between Battersby and Whitby, for which it is TPWS fitted.

75069

Severn Valley

Under overhaul but major work needed on boiler

75078

KWVR

Under overhaul

75079

Mid Hants

Under restoration but the only 75xxx not yet to have steamed in preservation.  Blog link explains progress as at Nov 2011

82045

Severn Valley

The original Standard Class 3s were all built at Swindon so I guess it must count as GWR heritage!  £150,000 will buy a wheeled chassis for this new build project.  Cylinders cast Feb 2013. Video here.

92207

Morning Star

Shillingstone

Nice to see another Swindon name being perpetuated on a Swindon built 9F. A long term restoration project

92212

Mid Hants Ralway

Owned by Jeremy Hosking and operational on Mid Hants

92214

GCR

In Swindon green!  Various names come and go!

92219

Midland Rail Centre

Restoration under way at Butterley

92203

Black Prince

 NNR  Under overhaul

92220

Evening Star

NRM

The very last one.  Stuffed and mounted at York although it belongs in Swindon!

D821

Greyhound

 SVR  Operational. the first mainline diesel preserved privately. Much travelled. Available for driving experience days

D832

Onslaught

 ELR  Ownede by Bury Diesel group but on long term loan to DEPG at Williton, WSR

D1010

Western Campaigner

 Owned by DEPG at Williton, WSR. Engine repairs Jan 12.

D1013

Western Ranger

 SVR  Undergoing major overhaul, expected to last until 2015

D1015

Western Champion

 TYS  Owned by Diesel Traction Group. Mail line certificated.

D1023

Western Fusilier

 NRM  Condition unkown Jan 2012

D1041

Western Prince

 ELR  Under restoration

D1048

Western Lady

 MRC  Under restoration

D1062

Western Courier

 SVR  Operational after 10 year overhaul (2008).


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