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Ex GWR/BR 2800 Class 2-8-0 heavy freight engine

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Above/below photographs of ex GWR 2818 were taken at Shildon NRM. Ex GWR/BR 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive 2818 built in Swindon 1905 to a design by J. G. Churchward. The yellow letters of GREAT WESTERN on the side of the tender of 2818

Technical details of locomotive 2818: Boiler pressure of 2818: 225 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 2818: loco 75.5 tons, tender 43.15 tons, Wheel diameter of 2818: 3' 2'', 4' 71/2", Valve gear of 2818: Stephenson piston valves, Cylinders of 2818(diameter x stroke): 181/2" x 30" (O),  Tractive effort of 2818: 35380 lbf, Power classification of 2818: Class E 8F

 

Above/below: Ex GWR Churchward 2-8-0 freight engine 2818 at York NRM

The 2800/28XX Classes were amongst the most powerful heavy freight steam locomotives built by the Great Western Railway.

 

The number plate of 2818 and the driving cab of GWR 2-8-0 freight locomotive 2818 - somewhat exposed to the weather and elements! - it must have been quite rough working as the driver or fireman on the footplate in the winter!

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