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GWR Castle Class 4-6-0 Locos

Designed by Charles B Collett

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Castle class 4-6-0 5032 "Usk Castle".
  
     
  The Castle class 4-6-0s were designed under the leadership of the Great Western Railway's Chief Mechanical Engineer, Charles Collett.  With their distinctive curved outside steam pipes they were officially known as the 4073 class and were introduced to traffic in 1923.  
     

  
 
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Castle class 4-6-0 5035 "Coity Castle".

 

         
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Castle class 4-6-0 5035 "Coity Castle" at High Wycombe carrying shed code 81A (Old Oak Common depot).  

 
       
 

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Castle Class (or 4073 class)
GWR Swindon Works
6' 8.5"
4 (16 x 26 ins)
225 lbs / sq in
31,625 lbs 

 
       

  
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Castle class 4-6-0 5018 "St Mawes Castle".   
 

         
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Paddington to Ealing
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Castle class 4-6-0 5051 "Earl Bathurst" at Didcot 3rd June 2001.  
 
     
 
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Diagram of GWR Castle class 4-6-0 steam locomotive
 
   
 
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Castle class 4-6-0 4079 "Pendennis Castle" at Didcot 3rd June 2001.  
 

     
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