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GWR 4575 Class 2-6-2T Locomotives

Designed by Charles B Collett

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GWR 4500 class 2-6-2T number 5542 at Toddington on the Gloucester & Warwickshire Railway 26th September 2007.
  
     
  The 4575 class 2-6-2Ts were designed by Charles Collett as a development of the earlier GWR 5100 class 2-6-2Ts by George Jackson Churchward.  They were built by the GWR at their Swindon works from 1927 to 1929. The last examples were withdrawn in December 1964.  
     

  
 
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GWR 4500 class 2-6-2T number 5542 at Toddington on the Gloucester & Warwickshire Railway 26th September 2007.
 

       
 

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4575 Class 
GWR Swindon Works
4' 7.5"
17 x 24 ins
200 lbs / sq in
21,250 lbs 

 
       

           
 
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Diagram of GWR 4500 class 2-6-2T.  
 
 
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GWR 4500 class 2-6-2T number 5572 at Didcot 3rd June 2001.
 


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