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GWR "VR" Class 2-6-2T

Class Types
VoR Class Unclass
GWR Class VR

Introduced 1923
Big Four Great Western Railway
Description (1957) Vale of Rheidol 2-6-2T's with 1' 11½" gauge. No. 9 (numbered 1213 until March, 1949) was one of the original Vale of Rheidol engines of 1902. Nos. 7 and 8 were built by the Great Western in 1923 and are identical to the original. In 1956 all these engines were painted green and named respectively Owain Glyndwr, Llywelyn and Prince of Wales. The last name had been carried by the engine before being taken over by the G.W.R. in 1923.
Wheels 2-6-2T
Number Built as VR 3
First in Service 07/1923
Swindon Works 3

Variant Introduced 1923



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