Andrew Barclay Works No 2086 Drake 0-4-0ST

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This locomotive was built by Andrew Barclay in 1940. It was supplied new to the Royal Ordnance Factory at Glascoed, where it acquired its name Drake.

It was later purchased by dealer A.R. Adams of Newport, and sold on to Stewarts & Lloyds Ltd at the Newport Works in 1962,

Stewart & Lloyds Ltd Newport Tube Works later became part of the British Steel Corporation. The facility closed in 1973.

The locomotive is now housed in the apartments in Kilmarnock in a building which was formally the offices and workshops of Andrew Barclay Sons & Co Ltd.

2086 and AB 2201 at S&L Newport Tube Works – circa 1969
2086 outside its shed serving BSC Newport Tube Works – August 1970
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2086 at the Rutland Railway Museum – September 1988

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