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WD Austerity 2-8-0
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No: 16090   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: Vulcan Foundry Ltd   Country: England
WD Austerity 2-8-0

With a fictitious number (the last BR WD locomotive was 90732) photographed inside the KWVR loco shed on 13 December 2012.
This locomotive was built in 1945 by Vulcan Foundry at Newton-le-Willows, works number 5200 and was sent to the Netherlands State Railways. In 1953 it was sold to Statens Järnvägar (SJ - Swedish State Railways) and in 1958 the locomotive as Class G11 No. 1931 was withdrawn from service and stored undercover.
A group of KWVR members found the loco in an isolated clearing in Sweden and it returned to England via Hull docks to Ingrow on 12th January 1973.
Picture added on 06 January 2013 at 22:43
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Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, England
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