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4121 was built in 1937.

BR motive power depot allocations since 1948.

Date ArrivedDepot
January 1948Birkenhead
May 1949Stafford Road
December 1949Pontypool
February 1953Severn Tunnel Junction
July 1958Tondu
April 1964Aberdare
September 1964Severn Tunnel Junction

It was withdrawn in 1965 and sent for scrap to Woodham Brothers at Barry. It remained there until 1981.

Since it left Barry it has spent time at the Dean Forest Railway, Swindon Works, Crewe Heritage Centre and Thingley Junction.

Stored at Tyseley Locomotive Works in a partially stripped down state.

Home BaseCurrent StatusOwner
TyseleyPartially stripped down for restorationPrivately owned
4121 (centre) inside Tondu shed – 1960

4121 on Severn Tunnel shed – June 1965
4121 in Woodham’s scrapyard at Barry – September 1978
4121 at Norchard on the Forest of Dean Railway – July 1990

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