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Built in 1942 and now owned by Dinmore Manor Locomotive Ltd. It is stored, unrestored, at a private restoration site in the West Midlands.

3845 was withdrawn from service in June 1964 and sent to Woodham Brothers for scrap and remained there for very many years.

BR motive power depot allocations since 1948.

Date ArrivedDepot
January 1948Reading
September 1952Southall
May 1953Didcot
May 1955Oxley
January 1957Cardiff Canton
October 1961Severn Tunnel Junction
September 1962Aberdare
October 1962Banbury

It stayed at Barry until November 1989 when it went to the ill-fated Brighton Railway Museum project. The locomotive next went to the Swindon & Crickade Railway.

The ownership subsequently passed to the Dinmore Manor Locomotive Ltd

The boiler from 3845 is being used on 3850 in order to ensure a quicker return to steam for the latter.

Home BaseCurrent StatusOwner
Private site, WorcestershireStill in scrapyard conditionDinmore Manor Locomotive Ltd
3845 hauls a freight through Swindon – May 1962
3845 in Woodhams scrapyard at Barry – August 1975
3845 in Woodham’s scrapyard at Barry – March 1988

3845 in scrapyard condition on display at Toddington on the Gloucester Warwickshire Railway – May 2010

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