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GWR Collett "4575" Class 2-6-2T


Class Types
GWR Class 4575

General
Designer Charles Collett
Introduced 1927
Big Four Great Western Railway
Description (1957) Churchward and Collett 2-6-2T's, with 4' 7½" wheels, built between 1906 and 1929. They were built for working branch lines and for general cross-country work. Nos. 4575 onwards are of a modified design with increased water capacity, and most of these are still in traffic, but many of the earlier engines have been withdrawn.
Wheels 2-6-2T
Number Built as 4575 100
First in Service 02/1927
Last in Service 12/1964
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Swindon Works 100
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Swindon Works  242 1926 30
Swindon Works  249 1927 20
Swindon Works  251 1928 20
Swindon Works  253 1928 30

Illustration
Copyright: Gerald Robinson
Power
Variant Introduced 1927

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