4612

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4612 was built by the GWR at Swindon Works in 1942.

BR motive power depot allocations since 1948.

Date Arrived Depot
January 1948 St Philips Marsh
June 1948 Swindon
August 1948 Chippenham
September 1948 Swindon
October 1948 Chippenham
October 1948 Swindon
December 1948 Chippenham
June 1950 Swindon
May 1961 Taunton
December 1961 St Philips Marsh
January 1962 Swindon
August 1962 St Philips Marsh
October 1962 Neath
June 1965 Cardiff East Dock

It ended its days working in South Wales, before withdrawal in 1965 and being sent to Barry scrapyard having completed 427,707 miles whilst in service. It was bought by the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway (KWVR) in 1981 for spares for 5775. It (or what was left of it) was then bought privately in 1987 by Elaine and Ray Treadwell and extensively restored, latterly at the Flour Mill workshop in the Forest of Dean. After restoration was completed in 2001, 4612 was moved to the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, which had purchased it, and returned to service in GWR green livery in 2013 following a ten-year overhaul.

Home Base Current Status Owner
Bodmin and Wenford Railway Operational Bodmin and Wenford Railway
42084-Bodmin & Wenford Railway-Bodmin General-2018-4612 4612 at Bodmin General on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway-2018
42085-Bodmin & Wenford Railway-Bodmin General-2018-4612 & 6435.jpg 4612 leaving Bodmin General on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway passing 6435 on the shed-2018
42074-Bodmin & Wenford Railway-Bodmin General-2018-4612.jpg 4612 at Bodmin General on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway-2018

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