Class gw 4-2-2

Class Details
Principle class of express engines, first built 1891 as 2-2-2s. The 2-2-2s were rebuilt as 4-2-2s in 1894 and the new engines appeared between 1894 and 1899.
Weight: 49 tons; Pressure: 160psi; Cyls: 20x24; DW: 7ft 8; TE: 12,800 lbs.
They were gradually replaced by 4 and 6 wheel coupled types and were taken out of service between 1908 and 1915.

BR #GWR #Great Western Railway #NameBuiltWdrn1950 shedLast shedNotesPhotos
3001AmazonBuilt as 2-2-2
3002AtalantaBuilt as 2-2-2
3003AvalancheFeb 18921909Built as 2-2-2
2
3004Black PrinceFeb 1892Oct 1911Built as 2-2-2, rebuilt Oct 1894
1
3005BritanniaBuilt as 2-2-2
3006CourierBuilt as 2-2-2
3007Dragon1912Built as 2-2-2
3008Emporor1912Built as 2-2-2
3009Flying DutchmanBuilt as 2-2-2
1
3010Fire KingBuilt as 2-2-2
3011GreyhoundBuilt as 2-2-2
3012Great WesterenBuilt as 2-2-2
3013Great BritainBuilt as 2-2-2
1
3014Iron DukeBuilt as 2-2-2
1
3015KennetBuilt as 2-2-2
3016LighteningBuilt as 2-2-2
3017Nelson/PrometheusBuilt as 2-2-2
3018Racer/GlensideBuilt as 2-2-2
3019RoverBuilt as 2-2-2
3020SultanBuilt as 2-2-2
3021Wigmore CastleBuilt as 2-2-2 for broad guage.
3022Rougemont/Bessemer1909Built as 2-2-2 for broad guage.
1
3023Swallow1912Built as 2-2-2 for broad guage.
3024Storm KingBuilt as 2-2-2 for broad guage.
1
3025St. George/QuicksilverBuilt as 2-2-2 for broad guage.
3026TornadoBuilt as 2-2-2 for broad guage.
3027Thames/WorcesterBuilt as 2-2-2 for broad guage.
1
3028WellingtonBuilt as 2-2-2 for broad guage.
3029White Horse
3030Westward Ho
3031AchillesMar 1891Jul 1912
1
3032Agamemnon
3033Albatross
3034Behemoth
3035Bellerophon/Beaufort
3036Crusader
3037Corsair
1
3038Devonia
3039Dreadnought
3040Empress of India1912
3041Emlyn/The Quenn/James Mason
3042Frederick Saunders1912
3043Hercules
3044Hurricane
3045Hirondelle
3046Lord of the Isles
3047Lorna Doone1912
1
3048Majestic
3049Prometheus/Nelson
3050Royal SovereignFeb 1895Dec 1915
1
3051Stormy Petrel
3052Sir Walter Raleigh
3053Sir Francis Drake
3054Sir Richard Grenville
3055Trafalgar/Lambert
3056Timour/Wilkinson
3057Tartar/Walter Robinson1912
1
3058Ulyses/Grierson1912
3059Voltigeur/John W. Wilson
3060Warlock/John G. Griffiths
3061Alexandra/George A. Wills
3062Albert Edward
3063Duke of York1912
3064Duke of Edinburgh
3065Duke of ConnaughtShared in the making of the record run of May 9 1904 with the Ocean Mail from Bristol to Paddington.
1
3066Duchess of Albany
3067Duchess of TeckDec 1897Dec 1914Received a raised Belpaire firebox in March 1906.
1
3068Duke of Cambridge
3069Earl of Chester1912
3070Earl of Warwick
3071Emlyn
3072North Star/Bulkeley1912
3073Princess Royal1912
3074Princess Helena
3075Princess Louise1912
3076Princess Beatrice1912
3077Princess May
3078Shooting Star/Eupatoria
3079Thunderbolt1912
3080Windsor Castle

Number of locomotives logged in this class is 80.

Number of locomotives with photos available in this class: 15.