Great Western Railway 2-8-2T No. 7202
Didcot, Berkshire, UK
Location: Didcot Railway Centre
Status: Restoration
Photo Album
Here is the photo album for Great Western Railway No. 7202, a 2-8-2T located in Didcot, Berkshire. If you would like to suggest additional photos for this album, please click here.
Photo Copyright © Phil Horton
Work is progressing on this large freight tank engine. This class was rebuilt from the 4200 class of 2-8-0T locos to extend their range by increasing the coal capacity in a larger bunker, supported by the trailing radial truck. A rare example of a British 2-8-2 wheel arrangement.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
Before purchase for preservation the loco was sent for scrap to Woodham's yard, Barry Dock. Photo from 23rd March 1968
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fick├ęs
On display at the Great Western Society's Diamond Jubilee Gala in the summer of 2021.
Photo Copyright © Russell Newman