GWR 4073 Class 5029 Nunney Castle

5029 Nunney Castle is a GWR 4073 Class locomotive built in May 1934. It was withdrawn in December 1963 and sent to Woodhams' Scrapyard in Barry, South Wales [cite web|url=http://www.greatwestern.org.uk/barry1.htm|title=The story of Barry scrapyard] in May 1964. It was sold to the Great Western Society and rescued from Woodham's in May 1976. Seen pulling "The Elgar Explorer" at Ascot Under Wychwood in December 2001 (personal sighting). Presently is at Tyseley for an intermediate overhaul (December 2005). Recent (28/12/05) information indicates that it now belongs to Jeremy Hosking. The loco returned to the mainline in April 2008

References

External links

*http://www.martynbane.co.uk/ukmainline/UKMainlineon2000-02.htm
*http://www.steamtraingalleries.co.uk/devonian.html

Loco's own website.

*http://www.5029nunneycastle.co.uk


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