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List of West Coast/David Smith Owned Steam Locos

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by hussar1028, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. hussar1028

    hussar1028 New Member

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    Can anyone list the steam locos owned by West Coast/David Smith at present, ideally I would also like to know when they joined the West Coast fleet.

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    I'm sure someone can give the exact dates but here we go.
    48151- Ex Barry, returned to steam mid 1980's.
    5972- Again ex Barry returned to action in about 1997?
    44932- has an association with Carnforth going back to 1968, acquired by WC Mid 2000's
    45596- Early 2000's?
    35018- Early 2000's?
    46115- As above?
    This is just a rough guide, I'm sure someone else can give more specific dates.
     
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    45593 Kolhapur is based and owned by Tyseley
     
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    45699 Galatea
    34067 Tangmere


    operated by West Coast and based at Carnforth
    45690
    6201 ?
    34016
    34073 (spares)
     
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    Not sure when they were all bought but I think this is all the steam loco's owned by David Smith/WCRC.

    45699 Galatea
    44932
    44767 George Stephenson (purchased a few months ago)
    48151
    46115 Scots Guardsman
    5972 Olton Hall
    35018 British India Line (I think was purchased in about 2012)
    34016 Bodmin (purchased a couple of years ago)

    34067 Tangmere always gets me slightly confused as I've seen it mentioned as being owned by David Smith/WCRC but also that it's owned by a friend or associate of David Smith.
     
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    Thought they had acquired a standard 5 too? 73096?
     
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    Fat fingers and N.E.P.A to blame! Since corrected.
     
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    Not quite, it went to Southall for overhaul but it's been bought back by the Mid Hants.
     
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    34073.
     
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    73096 has never been owned by WCRC. It was taken to Southall by John Bunch, who later sold it to the MHR.
     
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    I was under the impression it was still owned by John Bunch, but that its boiler is to be used on 34016. I know its been reported that that 34016 had been bought by David Smith but hadn't seen anything about 34073 being bought as well.
     
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    Thanks for the help. Gives me a much clearer idea of what they have.
     

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