Built: 20052-2-2 “Fire Fly”

 

Fire Fly - 24th September 2005

Broad Gauge Replica Loco, completed at Didcot by The Fire Fly Trust in 2005.

The original was one of the first batch of a class of 61 locomotives designed by Daniel Gooch for passenger services on the Great Western Railway. It was built by Jones, Turner and Evans of Newton-le-Willows; introduced into service in 1840 and withdrawn in 1870.

Fire Fly - 24th September 2005 Fire Fly - 23rd April 2011 Fire Fly - 29th August 2005

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Specifications
Wheel Arrangement 2 - 2 - 2
Cylinders  
Driving wheel diameter 7ft
Tractive Effort  
Weight 24t 4cwt
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Water Capacity  
Route Availability N/A
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CURRENT STATUS: Operational

 

Page last updated:07-Nov-2011