5900 Hinderton Hall


5900 was built at Swindon in 1931. The locomotive spent most of its working life in the West Country.

BR motive power depot allocations since 1948.

Date Arrived Depot
January 1948 Westbury
March 1953 Tyseley
November 1955 Oxley
October 1962 Old Oak Common
November 1962 St Philips Marsh

It was withdrawn from Bristol in 1963 and sent to Woodham Brothers scrapyard. It was rescued by members of the Great Western Society and sent to Didcot Railway Centre in 1971 and fully restored by 1976. It saw considerable main line service (including being involved in the GWR 150 celebrations in 1985), as well as in the centre. It is currently on static display and is waiting for an overhaul.

Home Base Current Status Owner
Didcot Railway Centre On static display awaiting overhaul Great Western Society
5900 Hinderton Hall at Didcot-2011.jpg 5900 Hinderton Hall at Didcot-2011

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