0-4-0ST steam locomotive, 'No. 6'

No. 6

Historical note:  this locomotive was named "Percy" in June 1973 by Rev. W. Awdry, author of the series of books based on "Thomas the Tank Engine", on the basis of its similarity to the locomotive of that name in the stories.  The name is no longer carried.

Built 1935, at Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Weight 33 tons
Driving wheels 3' 4" diameter (approx 100 cm)
Cylinders 2 (inside), 15" diameter (approx 380 mm)
Previously worked Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers, Swanscombe, Kent
Entered collection Purchased from APCM in 1971
Current status Undergoing restoration to operational condition

 

More details of this locomotive are given in our stockbook.

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After the Fire

Following the major arson attack on neighbouring premises, we have launched this appeal to help repair the damage to our rolling stock and buildings. Click here for more details. Click below to donate.

 


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Our Santa Special trains are now running, but are all fully booked.

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To avoid disappointment, please do not travel to the railway for these trains unless you have already booked your tickets in advance.

 

After the Fire

Following the major arson attack on neighbouring premises, we have launched this appeal to help repair the damage to our rolling stock and buildings.  Click here for more details.  Click below to donate.

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