Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway
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GWR 0-4-2 no.1450 and GWR 2-6-2T 5542
GWR 0-4-2 no.1450 on the Auto train at The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in 2006.
GWR 0-4-2 no.1450 on the Auto train at Winchcombe 2006
The GWR 1400 Class is a class of 0-4-2 steam locomotive that was designed by the Great Western Railway and classified as the 4800 Class when introduced in 1932 but was later in 1946 re-classed as 1400.
This locomotive 1450 was from the Severn Valley Railway
Great Western Railway 2-6-2T 5542
2-6-2T 5542 on a freight at Winchcombe 2006
5542 light engine running round its train at Winchcombe in 2006
This Great Western Railway 4575 Class 2-6-2T Small Prairie was built in 1928. It was withdrawn by British Railways in 1961 and ended up in Barry scrapyard. It was to be 14 years be for it was saved.
This Great Western Railway 2-6-2T no.5542 is now one of the locomotives based at the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway has saved a part of the former Great Western Railways mainline from Birmingham via Stratford-upon-Avon to Cheltenham. The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway runs trains between the Cheltenham Race Course station at Cheltenham to Broadway. It now has stations at Gotherington Winchcombe and Hails Abbey Halt and Toddington and Broadway (Broadway station only reopened in 2018 ).
This page is about GWR 0-4-2 no.1450 on the Auto train and also Great Western Railway 4575 Class 2-6-2T Small Prairie at The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in 2006 .
Page updated 28/4/2020
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