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OLTON HALL

Ex GWR/BR Collett 4900 Hall Class 4-6-0

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Ex GWR/BR Hall Class locomotive 5972 OLTON HALL, in maroon livery,  resting peacefully by the NRM museum after hauling a steam train excursion.

 

Ex GWR 5972 OLTON HALL 'disguised' as HOGWARTS CASTLE for the Harry Potter films. It is a 4900 Class HALL 4-6-0 steam locomotive built at Swindon Works in 1937.

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 5972: Boiler pressure of 5972: 225 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 5972: loco 75.0 tons, tender 46.7 tons, Wheel diameter of 5972: 3' 2", 6' 0'', Valve gear of 5972: Stephenson piston valves, Cylinders of 5972 (diameter x stroke): 18" x 30" (O), Tractive effort of 5972: 27270 lbf., Power classification of 5972: Class D 5MT

 

The old passenger train 4-6-0 steam locomotive 5972 OLTON HALL (built at Swindon in 1937) alongside the 'ex new diesel' 47798 PRINCE WILLIAM, now of heritage status itself with the advent of new high-speed passenger trains!

 

For 1 fare you can have little ride on a real working steam train.

 

5972 OLTON HALL is owned by the West Coast Railway Company of Carnforth.

 

5972 OLTON HALL is currently painted in maroon livery and ...

 

... carrying the HOGWARTS RAILWAYS logo on the side of the tender for its HOGWARTS EXPRESS part in the Harry Potter films (has been named HOGWARTS CASTLE for the film too).

 

 

 

 

5972 OLTON HALL in the workshops of York NRM

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