GWR 2800 Class 2807

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GWR 2807 September 2005.jpg
No. 2807 on the occasion of her 100th birthday celebration. This photograph was taken at Toddington on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway during September 2005.
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Build date October 1905
Configuration 2-8-0
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Operators Great Western Railway, British Railways
Class GWR 2800 Class
Numbers 2807
Retired 1963
Current owner Cotswold Steam Preservation Ltd.
GWR 2800 Class 2807

GWR No.2807 is one of the survivors of the Great Western Railway's 2800 Class of 2-8-0 steam locomotives, also known as the 28XX class.

No. 2807 is

No. 2807 was completed in October 1905 and not withdrawn until March 1963. No. 2807 arrived at Woodham Brothers scrapyard in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales during November 1963.

Over 17 years later in 1981 she was saved and moved to Toddington railway station on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway. She was restored to steam in 2010.


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