92245

92245 in Woodham's scrapyard - 1975.jpg

92245 was built at Crewe in November 1958.

Motive power depot allocations.

Date ArrivedDepot
November 1958Old Oak Common
October 1960Cardiff Canton
May 1962Bath Green Park
September 1962Oxford
October 1962Southall

It was withdrawn from service in December 1964 and sold for scrap to Woodham Brothers at Barry. It entered the scrapyard in March 1965 and became one of the Barry Ten.

The Barry Ten were the last unsold locomotives at Woodham Brothers in 1990 when Dai Woodham retired. They were taken on by the Vale of Glamorgan Council where they were stored for another twenty years in scrapyard condition before being sold. 92245 as however, never been sold and remains at Barry Depot on the Barry Island Railway.

The boiler was moved to Crewe for future restoration but the chassis is to be sectioned to be used in an exhibition to tell the story of the Barry scrapyard.

In December 2018 it was reported that the boiler from 92245 would be used on 92212.

Home BaseCurrent StatusOwner
Barry Tourist RailwayIn scrapyard condition with boiler removedVale of Glamorgan Council

92245 near Midford on the Somerset & Dorset line – August 1962
92245 at Bath piloting 2218 on the last day of working on the Spmerset & Dorset at Bath – September 1962
92245 at Templecombe Junction
92245 in Woodham's scrapyard - 1975
92245 in Woodham’s scrapyard – 1975
92245 in Woodham’s scrapyard at Barry – c1984
92245 amongst a group of the final Barry locomotives – May 2010

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