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GWR Collett "56xx" Class 0-6-2T


Class Types
GWR Class 5600

General
Designer Collett
Introduced 1924
Big Four Great Western Railway
Description (1957) Collett 0-6-2T's with 4' 7½" wheels, built between 1924 and 1928. They were designed mainly for service in South Wales, although a few are to be found on other parts of the system. All of the class was still in service at the close of 1958.
Wheels 0-6-2T
Number Built as 5600 200
First in Service 12/1924
Last in Service 05/1966
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Swindon Works 200
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Sharp Stewart n/a 1888 15
Sharp Stewart n/a 1889 10

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Copyright: Gerald Robinson
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