3802

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Built at Swindon in 1938.

BR motive power depot allocations since 1948.

Date ArrivedDepot
January 1948Banbury
May 1952Oxley
October 1962Tyseley
May 1963Severn Tunnel Junction
April 1964Taunton
September 1964Bristol Barrow Road

Withdrawn August 1965 and sent to Woodham Brothers at Barry where it stayed until 1984.

Initially the locomotive was based on the Plym Valley Railway before moving to the Bodmin & Wenford Railway in 1990. In 2002 the locomotive moved to the Llangollen Railway.

The locomotive has been overhauled at Llangollen following the boiler certificate expiring in 2015. It had been thought that it might be back in service by the end of 2017 but it will be early 2018 when it is back in traffic.

During early February 2018 the locomotive moved again under its own steam around the Llangollen shed yard. Later in that month it had further trials before having its final section of boiler cladding and smokebox support struts fitted prior to the locomotive being painted.

Home BaseCurrent StatusOwner
Llangollen RailwayOperationalPrivately owned
3802 near Reading - September 1964.jpg
3802 near Reading – September 1964
3802 on the Severn Tunnel Junction shed - August 1965.jpg
3802 on the Severn Tunnel Junction shed – August 1965
3802 at Llangollen - September 2006.jpg
3802 at Llangollen – September 2006
3802 at Llangollen – April 2011
3802 at Llangollen – September 2011
3802 at Llangollen – September 2011
3802 undergoing overhaul at Llangollen – April 2016

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