3738 details on steamloco.info


No. 3738 was withdrawn in 1965 and sent to Barry scrapyard. It was bought by two GWS members and taken to Didcot Railway Centre in 1974, and restored to full use in 1975. After overhauls it last returned to service in 2007. It was taken out of service in 2013 because of firebox problems and is on static display.

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1937 Build for Great Western Railway 5700 / 3738
1948 Take over by British Railways 5700 / 3738
1965 Sold to Woodham Brothers (Barry Scrapyard) 5700 / 3738
1974 Sold to Didcot Railway Centre 5700 / 3738


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