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The '51XXs' at Work
The 5ft 8in 2-6-2 tank formed part of Churchward's 'Standardisation' scheme of the early 1900s, in which he determined a limited number of classes with outside cylinders and inside frames that would fulfill the developing needs of traffic over a prolonged period.
Oxford South Goods
The GWR opened with its ten-mile, broad gauge branch from Didcot to Oxford in June 1844. In addition to the modest passenger station at Oxford, a large goods shed was provided, immediately to its north-west.
A Glimpse of Knightwick
Photographs of Knightwick station taken by J E Norris.
Kingswear (for Dartmouth)
One of the most familiar riverside approaches to a station on the Great Western system was that to Kingswear (for Dartmouth). Since the station opened in 1864, the route has provided a spectacular view to countless passengers.
Cambrian 0-6-0s continued
The Cambrian Railways introduced 0-6-0 tender classes in 1861, some 19 years after the GWR. Part Two.