6984 Owsden Hall

This locomotive was built in February 1948 at Swindon Works.

BR motive power depot allocations.

Date Arrived Depot
February 1948 Hereford
May 1958 Worcester (stored from November 1962)
March 1963 Neyland
September 1963 Severn Tunnel Junction
November 1963 Cardiff East Dock
September 1964 Neath
November 1964 Severn Tunnel Junction
April 1965 Bristol Barrow Road

It was withdrawn from service in December 1965 from Bristol Barrow Road and sold for scrap to Woodham Brothers scrapyard. In 1986 it was saved for preservation and moved to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway and remained there until 2013 when it moved to the Swindon and Cricklade Railway where its restoration will be completed.

By April 2018 it was hoped that the work on the bottom half of the locomotive would be completed by June 2018.

Home Base Current Status Owner
Under restoration Trevor Westbury

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