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Didcot Railway Centre
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Locomotives 6023, 5322 and 6998 in front of the engine shed
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Established 1967
Location Didcot, Oxfordshire, England
Type Operational Railway museum
Key holdings GWR 6000 Class No.6023 King Edward II
GWR 4073 Class No.4079 Pendennis Castle
GWR Firefly Class Firefly
Owner Great Western Society (site leased from Network Rail)
Public transit access Didcot Parkway station

Didcot Railway Centre is a former Great Western Railway engine-shed and locomotive stabling point located in Didcot, Oxfordshire, England, which today has been converted into a railway museum and preservation engineering site.


The founders and commercial backers of the GWR supported Isambard Kingdom Brunel's scheme to develop an integrated railway and steam-ship service which allowed trans-Atlantic passengers and freight quicker passage to and from London to New York City. However, whilst backing the scheme the railway had to make a profit, and so it took a number of detours and added both mainline and branchline traffic to increase its domestic earnings. This earned the railway the nickname The Great Way Round from its detractors.

Whilst the route from London Paddington to Reading was relatively straight, the then obvious most direct route to Bristol would have taken the railway further south, thus avoiding both Didcot and Swindon. However, passenger and freight traffic both to and from Oxford and onwards to the West Midlands in part dictated a more northerly route. Secondly Brunel had originally planned to cut through Savernake Forest near Marlborough, Wiltshire to Bristol, but the Marquess of Ailesbury, who owned the land, objected - having previously objected to part of the Kennet and Avon Canal running through his estate (see Bruce Tunnel). With the railway needing to run near to a canal at its midpoint - as it was cheaper to transport coal for trains along canals at this time - and with need for the branch northwards to Cheltenham via Stroud, Swindon was the next logical choice for the junction (and later railway works), 20 miles (32 km) north of the original route. This dictated that the Oxford junction also be moved northwards, and hence via Didcot. The Great Western Railway built the first rail line through Didcot in 1839 and opened its first station in 1844.


Didcot Railway Centre, Oct 2001

Due to the technical operational difficulties of running and maintaining a mainline service from London to Bristol, as well as the need for servicing locomotives going to Oxford, Didcot became an obvious midpoint maintenance and stabling point. Having built a timber-framed 7 ft 14 in (2,140 mm) broad gauge shed on the original site during the railways development west in the 1800s, in June 1932 a new steel-framed half-brick 4-road through shed (210 by 67 feet [64.01 m × 20.42 m]), was completed by the GWR under the Loans and Guarantees Act (1929). With shed code DID, it also included a repair shop (84 by 42 feet [25.6 m × 12.8 m]), coaling stage (43 by 36 feet [13.11 m × 10.97 m]), sand furnace (10 by 10 feet [3.05 m × 3.05 m]) and 65 feet (19.81 m) turntable plus associated offices (210 by 15 feet [64.01 m × 4.57 m]). During World War II, a standard steel-framed with corrugated iron-panel covered ash shelter was erected.


After World War II, the site remained virtually unchanged during the nationalised ownership of British Railways (BR), but for taking on the new code of 81E. The standard allocation of locomotives remained the same, with Halls, Dukedogs and Panniers making up the bulk of the depot's fleet.


With the replacement of steam with diesel traction under the Modernisation Plan, the shed became redundant and was closed in June 1965.

Formation and site lease

The Great Western Society (GWS) was offered the use of the former Didcot locomotive depot, taking it over in 1967. In the 1970s, the Society negotiated a long-term lease with BR which was to expire in 2019. But this was subject to a six-month termination clause which could force the GWS to quit the site, and which could be operated at any point in time by lease-holder Network Rail (NR).

In an attempt to secure a long-term future for the society, in 2002 the GWS opened negotiations with NR to either purchase the site or extend the lease. In a letter dated May 2007, NR informed the GWS that they were prepared to sell the site subject to Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) approval. It had been thought the site could be subject to need as a depot, either due to: the rebuilding of Reading station; a Crossrail project depot; or the Intercity Express Programme. After expressing some concern at the slow speed of negotiations at the GWS annual meeting in September 2008, NR wrote to the GWS to advise that the site was no longer available for sale, and although a lease extension was still on offer it was still subject to the previous six-month termination clause. The GWS then wrote to their local MP Ed Vaizey, and placed any long-term development plans on hold. As of 6 October  2011 (2011 -10-06) Richard Croucher (Chairman of the Great Western Society) signed a new 50-year lease with Network Rail, therefore preserving the site for at least another 50 years.

Museum and railway centre

Mixed gauge track Didcot
Reconstructed mixed-gauge, 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge / 7 ft 14 in (2,140 mm) track
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Travelling Post Office
Brunel's Atmospheric Railway
A reconstruction of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's atmospheric railway, using a segment of the original piping at Didcot Railway Centre

Today the GWS have developed the site, which still retains many of the original GWR buildings and features, as both a working steam locomotive and railway museum, engineering maintenance centre, and railway line offering short rides to visitors.

Access via Didcot Parkway station brings the visitor into the southern end of the site, at the start of the ramp coal wagons would take up to the coaling stage. Beyond this is the original 1932 four-road engine shed, and beyond this the original repair shed and 1988 constructed locomotive works, both of which have restricted access due to safety concerns. Beyond this lies a Ransomes & Rapier 70 feet (21 m) turntable and pit, originally built for the Southern Railway and installed at Southampton Docks.

The centre regularly holds events such as steam and diesel railcar days. Members of the Great Western Society are active in the preservation of locomotives and rolling stock. Certain 'new-build' projects to create locomotives that did not escape wholesale scrapping are also undertaken at Didcot, such as the completed Firefly locomotive, a 'Saint' class (using a 'Hall' class chassis and boiler) and a 'County' class locomotive (using a 'Hall' class chassis and an LMS '8F' class boiler).

The Railway Centre is used a period film set and has featured in works including Anna Karenina, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and The Elephant Man.

Running lines

GWR No.22 AEC Diesel Railcar with Firefy Broad Guage Steam Loco Replica at Didcot Great Western Railway Centre (7882212230)
The former broad-gauge transfer shed is now used as a station building on the branch line
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The broad-gauge transfer shed in its original location, with the provender store behind

There are three short lengths of running track, each with a station at both ends:

  • Branchline: starts at a typical GWR wayside halt, named Didcot Halt, and runs north on the western edge of the site to a platform, named Burlescombe Station, at the transshipment shed. Dating from broad gauge days, the shed was used for transferring goods from broad to "narrow" (i.e. 4 ft 8 12 in or 1,435 mm standard gauge) rolling stock and vice versa. It was moved to its present location carefully from its original site nearby.
  • Broad gauge Line: the broad gauge line of 7 ft 14 in (2,140 mm) starts from the transshipment shed, and runs halfway back down the branchline. The 2005 replica GWR Firefly is housed within the shed when not running
  • Mainline: starts from the Main Line Platform opposite the site entrance, using a pre-fabricated concrete station platform from Eynsham, and runs on the eastern-edge of the site to a newly built platform, named Oxford Road Station, near the transshipment shed. Long-term plans include the reconstruction of the Brunel-designed building from Heyford station on this platform.


The railway centre is entirely surrounded by active railway lines and has no road connection of any kind. Public access is on foot from a subway at Didcot Parkway station, which links the centre by rail to London and much of southern and central England. Wheelchair and pram access is practically nonexistent; they have to be carried up a flight of concrete steps. Although this contravenes the Disability Discrimination Act, the Great Western Society is unable to improve it since the site is owned by Network Rail.


Steam Locomotives

Steam Locomotives
Class Number (&Name) Image Status Notes
RS&H 0-4-0T No.1
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn No.7544 (5656781313).jpg Static Display Awaiting overhaul. Painted in lined light green livery.
George England 0-4-0WT No.5 Wantage Railway No.5 'Shannon'.jpg Static Display Built 1857, latterly owned by the Wantage Tramway. After inspection, too much original metalwork would need to be replaced to be brought back into working order and so the locomotive remains on display.
GWR Steam Railmotor No.93 GWR Steam Railmotor 93 (7882266350).jpg Operational Built 1908. Restoration completed in 2012. Often runs with trailer carriage No. 92. Boiler ticket expires 2021
GWR 1000 Class 1014
County of Glamorgan
GWR 1014 'County of Glamorgan' in progress.jpg Under Construction 1946 design
Kitson & Co. 0-4-0ST No.1338 Cardiff Railway No. 5.jpg Static Display Built 1898. Ex-Cardiff Railway
GWR 1340 Class 1340
1340 Didcot (1).jpg Operational. Built 1897. Ex-Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway. Painted in GWR green livery. Underwent overhaul off site and returned to Didcot in March 2021.
GWR 1361 Class 1363 GWR 0-6-0ST 1363 & 4-6-0s 5900 'Hinderton Hall' & 6998 'Burton Agnes Hall', GWS Didcot, August 1979 Slides128 (9940209893).jpg Under Overhaul Built 1910. Undergoing a major overhaul with significant work being undertaken on both the boiler and frames.
GWR 1400 Class 1466 4866 Didcot (1).jpg Under Overhaul Built 1936. This was the first locomotive bought by the society. This locomotive is now under overhaul at the Dean Forest Railway and is expected back in service in 2021.
Hunslet 0-6-0ST No. 2409
King George
Hunslet 0-6-0ST, soon 0-6-0T No. 2409 King George.jpg Under Overhaul Built 1942. Currently being restored and rebuilt into a Thomas the Tank Engine lookalike.
GWR 2900 Class 2999
Lady of Legend
GWR Saint class 2999 'Lady of Legend'.jpg Operational Originally built 1929 (Completed 2019). Using components from No. 4942 Maindy Hall. Will run as a 4-6-0 most of its boiler ticket when complete, but will run as a 4-4-2 for periods of time.2999 was launched into traffic on the weekend of 5–7 April 2019. Boiler ticket expires 2029.
GWR 5700 Class 3650 3650 Didcot Railway Centre.jpg Under Overhaul Built 1939. Undergoing a ten-yearly overhaul which began in 2018.
GWR 5700 Class 3738 Hugh llewelyn 3738 (5594996797).jpg Static Display Built 1937. Out of service from August 2013 due to boiler crack.
GWR 2884 Class 3822 Didcot Railway Centre - - 1169693.jpg Static Display Built 1940. Appeared in the Queen music video Breakthru. Withdrawn from service in 2010.
GWR 4073 Class 4079
Pendennis Castle
Dscn4066-pendennis-dark-in-shed crop 1200x600.jpg Under Overhaul Built 1924. This locomotive was repatriated from Australia in 2000 after spending 22 years in the country.
GWR 5101 Class 4144 4144 Didcot.jpg Operational Built 1946. Boiler ticket expires 2025. On loan to the Kent and East Sussex Railway for the 2020 season.
GWR 4073 Class 5051
Earl Bathurst
DSCN2101-earl-bathurst crop 1200x600.JPG Static Display Built 1936. Currently wearing its former name, Drysllwyn Castle.
GWR 5205 Class 5227 GWR 5205 No. 5227.jpg Static Display Built 1924. One of the Barry Ten, it was purchased in 2010 to provide parts for the construction of the new-build GWR 4700 Class No. 4709. After donating its axleboxes and fourth axle to the project, it moved to Didcot in 2013 following storage at a private site. Currently on display in ex-scrapyard condition as a reminder of the challenge that preservationists had to conquer. The boiler is to be used for the GWR 3800 Class new-build project.
GWR 4300 Class 5322 5322 at Didcot (32073232248).jpg Static Display Built 1917. Withdrawn in 2014 due to boiler problems.
GWR 4575 Class 5572 5572 Didcot (1).jpg Static Display Built 1929
GWR 4900 Class 5900
Hinderton Hall
Hinderton Hall 5900 Didcot.jpg Static Display Built 1931
GWR 6000 Class 6023
King Edward II
Hugh llewelyn 6023 (5594994775).jpg Static Display Built 1930. Returned to steam in 2010 after completion of a lengthy restoration from scrapyard condition, was originally purchased as a spares donor for sister engine 6024 King Edward I. Boiler ticket expired in 2020
GWR 6100 Class 6106 6106 at Didcot Railway Centre.jpg Static Display Built 1931
GWR 5600 Class 6697 6697 Didcot.jpg Static Display Built 1928
GWR 6959 Class 6998
Burton Agnes Hall
Burton Agnes Hall 6998 Didcot.jpg Static Display Built 1949
GWR 7200 Class 7202 GWR 72xx No. 7202.jpg Under Restoration Built 1934
GWR 7800 Class 7808
Cookham Manor
Cookham Manor 7808 Didcot.jpg Static Display Built 1938
GWR Firefly Class Firefly Fire Fly 6023 Didcot (3).jpg Static Display Built 2005. Replica of early Broad Gauge 2-2-2
GWR Iron Duke Class Iron Duke IRON DUKE replica National Railway Museum (1).jpg Static Display Built 1985. Replica of early Broad Gauge 4-2-2. On loan from the National Railway Museum.
Breakdown Crane RS1054 Cowan Sheldon 50 ton crane.jpg Under restoration Built 1930. Ex LMS Cowan Sheldon 50 ton steam crane

Diesel Locomotives

Diesel Locomotives
Class Number (&Name) Image Status Notes
GWR Railcar No.22 GWR Railcar No.22 Didcot Railway Centre.JPG Operational Built 1940
Hunslet DL 26 Hunslet Engine Company DL26 at Didcot.jpg Operational Built by Hunslet of Leeds in 1957 and arrived at Didcot in 1978. It was the only diesel shunter at the site for many years until the arrival of 08604. Most of its duties tend to be light shunting. DL26's residence at Didcot for forty years was recently celebrated.
British Rail Class 08 08604
BR Class 08 08604 'Phantom'.jpg Operational Built Derby Works as D3771, allocated to: Longsight (9A) June 1959; Stockport Edgely (9B) July 1959; Longsight (9A) April 1965, unofficially named Ardwick; renumbered 08604 February 1974; stored Swindon Works 1981; Tyseley TMD February 1984, unofficially renamed Javelin, officially then named Phantom; Bescott November 1988; Derby Etches Park November 1992; withdrawn in July 1993. Sold to GWS and moved to DRC September 1994
British Rail Class 14 D9516 British Rail Class 14 D9516.png Operational Built 1964. After a post-BR industrial career, bought for preservation by Gerald Boden and based at Great Central Railway and then Nene Valley Railway. Bought from the Wensleydale Railway in 2014.
GWR 18000 18000 GWR18000 at Didcot.jpg Static Display Arrived 29 July 2011. Owned by Pete Waterman

Other rolling stock

The GWS has an extensive supporting collection of GWR rolling stock, including three of the GWR Super Saloons that serviced the boat train traffic to Plymouth.

Type Number (&Name) Image Status Notes
Churchward Auto Trailer No. 92 GWR 92 Autotrailer (31019213547).jpg Restored to run with Steam Railmotor 93. Built at Swindon, 1912.
Collett Auto Trailer No. 190 GWR Collett 63 Auto Trailer Third No.190 (6822562549).jpg Operational, although was in workshop on 7 April. Built at Swindon, 1933.
Hawksworth Auto Trailer No. 231 BR(WR) Hawkesworth 64 Third Auto Trailer No.W231 (6837211069).jpg Operational, although was in workshop on 7 April. Built at Swindon, 1951
Bristol & Exeter Railway Broad Gauge Coach No. 250 Enough of body remains to reconstruct a small compartment. Built between 1852 & 1892
Dean 4w 1st 2nd Composite No.290 GWR 4-Wheel Dean 290 Composite.jpg Restoration began in Summer of 2011. Built at Swindon, 1902
Dean 4w Brake Third No. 416 GWR Dean 31 Brake Third No.416 (6822561497).jpg Built at Swindon, 1891
Collett Third No. 536 Operational Built at Swindon, 1940
Dean 4-Wheel Third No. 975 GWR 4 wheel third No. 975.jpg Restored Built at Swindon, 1902. Restoration complete. Restored to recreate a Victorian train.
Collett Third No. 1111 No plans to currently restore. Built at Swindon, 1938.
Collett 'Excursion' Third No. 1289 GWR Collett 60 "Sunshine" Excursion Third No.1289 (5369235591).jpg Built at Swindon,1937
Dean 8 Compartment Third Clerestory No. 1357 Awaiting major restoration in carriage shed. Built at Swindon, 1903.
Dean Third No. 1941 GWR Dean Third No.1941 (6822561187).jpg Operational. Built at Swindon, 1901.
Hawksworth Brake Third No. 2202 GWR Hawksworth 63' Third Corridor Brake No.2202 (.jpg Operational. Built at Swindon, 1950
Hawksworth Brake Third No. 2232 GWR Hawksworth Brake Third 2232.jpg This vehicle is initially being restored as a locker room for staff. Built at Swindon, 1950
Dean 6-wheel Family Saloon No. 2511 GWR Dean 31 6-wheel Family Saloon No.2511 (6766965631).jpg Operational. Was rescued and preserved from a house and placed on the underframe of a GWR 6-wheel van. Built at Swindon, 1894
Churchward “Dreadnought” 9 Compartment Third No. 3299 One of the first coaches acquired by the Great Western Society. Now requires a major restoration. Built at Swindon, 1905.
Churchward Non-Corridor Brake Third No. 3755 GWR 3755 Dreadnought Brake.jpg Operational, comes out of the shed occasionally. Now in GWR livery. Built at Swindon, 1921.
Churchward Non-Corridor Brake Third No. 3756 GWR 3756 Churchward City Stock Brake.jpg Under restoration. Built at Swindon, 1921.
Churchward Toplight Corridor Third No. 3963 There are no current restoration plans. Built at Swindon, 1919.
Collett Third - Bow Ended No. 4553 GWR Collett Third 4553.jpg No plans to currently restore. Built at Swindon, 1925.
Collett 8 Compartment Bow-Ended Third No. 5085 Built at Swindon, 1928.
Collett Brake Third No. 5787 No plans to currently restore. Built at Swindon, 1933.
Collett All Third No. 5952 GWR Collett 57 Compartment Third No.5952 (6766966445).jpg No plans to currently restore. Restoration may commence once 7371 has been completed. Built at Swindon, 1935.
Dean 6-Wheel Tricomposite No. 6824 Stored on an LMS 6w underframe. Built in 1887. Was a convertible coach, originally built for the Broad Gauge.
Collett Composite No. 7285 GWR Collett "Sunshine" 61 Composite Corridor No.7285 (6766966827).jpg Built at Swindon, 1941.
Collett Composite No. 7313 GWR Collett 60 Composite Corridor No.7313 (6766967495).jpg Restored. Built at Swindon, 1940.
Collett Brake Composite No. 7371 Under restoration. Built at Swindon, 1941.
Hawksworth Brake Composite No. 7372 BR (WR) Hawkesworth 64 Brake Composite No.7372 (6824565845).jpg Operational Built at Swindon, 1948.
Collett Brake Composite No. 7976 Built at Swindon, 1923.
Collett Special Saloon No. 9002 GWR Collett 61 "Special Saloon" No.9002 (6822561971).jpg Operational. Built at Swindon, 1940. Used by Winston Churchill, General Eisenhower and the Royal Family during WWII.
Hawksworth First Class Sleeping Car No. 9083 GWR 9083 First Class Sleeping Coach.jpg Operational Built at Swindon, 1951.
Collett Super Saloon No. 9112 "Queen Mary" No current plans to restore to service Built at Swindon, 1932.
Collett Super Saloon No. 9113 "Prince of Wales" Under Restoration Built at Swindon, 1932.
Collett Super Saloon No. 9118 “Princess Elizabeth” Built at Swindon, 1932.
Dean Composite Diner No. 9520 No plans to currently restore. Built at Swindon, 1903.
Collett 'Centenary Diner' No. 9635 GWR Collett 61 "Centenary" First Diner No.9635 (6887465951).jpg Built at Swindon, 1935.

Two Broad Gauge replica carriages were also made by the GWS:

Broad Gauge replica carriages
Type Number (&Name) Image Status Notes
Six-Wheeled, Second Class, Broad Gauge Covered Carriage BG1 GWR Gooch Second Class broad gauge coach (6824560573).jpg On display Built in 1984
Six-Wheeled, Third Class, Broad Gauge Open Carriage BG2 GWR Gooch Third Class (6824559583).jpg On display
Non-Passenger-Carrying Coaching Stock
Type Number (&Name) Image Status Notes
Tool Van No. 1 GWR No. 1 Tool Van.jpg Stored amongst the other vehicles beside Swindon's loco shed. Built in 1908 at Swindon.
Tool Van No. 47 GWR No. 47 Tool Van.jpg Stored under cover with 9083 and 2232, used as a stores van. Built in 1908 at Swindon.
Tool Van No. 56 GWR No. 56 Tool Van.jpg Stored amongst the other vehicles beside Swindon's loco shed. Built in 1908 at Swindon.
Collett Full Brake No. 111 GWR Collett Full Brake 111.jpg No current plans to restore. Built at Swindon, 1934.
Hawksworth Passenger Brake Van No. 316 GWR Hawkesworth 64 Full Brake (BR "B") No.316 (6766965853).jpg Built at Swindon, 1950
Hawksworth Passenger Brake Van No. 333 GWR 333 Hawksworth Full Brake.jpg Built at Swindon, 1951. Acquired from the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway. Now a sales vehicle.
Churchward 'Monster' Carriage Truck No. 484 Built at Swindon, 1913.
Churchward 'Python' No. 565 GWR Churchward Python 565.jpg Currently in use as a workshop and stores vehicle. Built at Swindon, 1914.
Travelling Post Office No. 814 GWR Collett 50 TPO Brake Stowage Van No.814 (6887464343).jpg Not currently operational. Built at Swindon, 1940.
Dean Full Brake No. 933 GWR 933 Dean Full Brake.jpg Restoration was almost complete as of 2011. Now operational by 6 April 2019 in GWR livery. Built at Swindon, 1898
Medical Officers' Coach No. 1159 Originally a Churchward Passenger Brake Van - Toplight Built at Swindon, 1925.
Collett Full Brake No. 1184 GWR Collett Full Brake 1184.jpg Being restored and modified to run with GWR TPO 814. Last bow-ended full brake. Built at Swindon, 1930.
Collett 'Siphon G' No. 2796 2796 Siphon 'G' (45046522245).jpg Restored. Operational Built at Swindon, 1937.
Six-Wheel Milk Tank S4409 Ex-SR 6w milk tank 4409.jpg Operational Built in 1931 as four wheeler. Rebuilt in 1937 as six wheeler. Ex-Southern Railway. Recently painted in the Co-op's green livery with the lettering "MILK C.W.S SERVICE".
Special Cattle Van No. 752 Built in 1952 at Ashford. Diagram W17.
'Bloater' Fish Van No. 2671 Built in 1925, Swindon.
'Fruit C' Van No. 2862 GWR FRUIT C No.2862 (32044542727).jpg Built in 1939 at Swindon.
'Fruit D' Van No. 2913 Built in 1941 at Swindon.
'Fruit' Van No. 47886 GWR 47886 Fruit Van.jpg Operational with Dean brake system. Built in 1892 at Swindon.
Type Number (&Name) Image Status Notes
Tar Wagon No. 1 Often used in demonstration goods trains on open days. Built in 1898
6w Drinking Water Tank No. 101 Built in 1948.
Department Mess Van No. 263 No. 263 Department van.jpg Stored amongst unrestored stock Built in 1905. Rebuilt by BR from a GWR 25t brake van No. 56867.
Oil Tank Wagon No. 745 Oil Tank No. 745.png Painted in light buff with a red band with WD branding. Built in 1912 by Hurst Nelson.
'Rotank' Flat Wagon No. 3030 Built in 1947 at Swindon.
Goods Van No. 4166 LMS Diag.2039 No.4166 (46986097351).jpg Unrestored, used for storage. Ex-LMS. Purchased from MoD Bicester for storage by the locomotive department. Stored beside locomotive workshop at the end of line of unrestored stock.
Goods Van No. 4167 Unrestored, used for storage. Ex-LMS. Purchased from MoD Bicester for storage by the locomotive department. Stored beside locomotive workshop at the end of line of unrestored stock.
Four wheel 7-plank mineral wagon No. 10153 TVR four wheel 7-plank tippler 10153.jpg Restored Built by Gloucester RCW. Ex-Taff Vale Railway, only surviving TVR wagon. Most likely 1880s because of the handbrake gear.
Iron Mink No. 11152 GWR wagon V6 MINK 11152.jpg Restored, not operating. Built in 1900 at Swindon.
"Toad" Brake Van No. 17447 Built in 1940 at Swindon.
4 wheel 5-plank open wagon No. 18553 PO 18553 4w 5-plank wagon.jpg Operational Built in 1927 by Sheffield C&W.
'Mite' Single Bolsters Nos. 32337 & 32338 GWR 32337 & 32338 single bolsters.jpg Non-operational Built in 1881 at Swindon.
'Coral A' No. 41723 GWR wagon D2 CORAL 41723.jpg Awaiting restoration. Built in 1908 at Swindon.
'Pollen E' Nos 84997-85000 Pollen E.jpg Restored, on Loan from NRM Built in 1909 at Swindon
'Crocodile F' bogie well trolley No. 41934 41934 'Crocodile F' Well Wagon.jpg Few left. Stored outside. Built in 1908 at Swindon as Crocodile G, modified 1909 as Crocodile F, Diagram C12.
'Hydra D' machinery wagon No. 42193 Few left in existence. Stored out in the open. Built in 1913 at Swindon.
Grain Wagon No. 42239 Built in 1927 at Swindon.
'Loriot L' machinery wagon No. 42271 Built in 1934 at Swindon.
Oil Tank Wagon No. 43949 Built in 1901 at Swindon.
16ton 'Toad' brake van No. 56400 Unrestored Built in 1900 at Swindon. Originally 14-ton but later 16-ton. Stored amongst other unrestored stock, inside verandah is covered by inside tarp for protection.
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