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GWR Castle Class No. 5029 Nunney Castle


No. 5029 Nunney Castle during the mainline visit in August 1992

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Alan Hogg - No. 5029 Nunney Castle during the mainline visit in August 1992


Nunney Castle operated sixteen Aylesbury to Quainton shuttles with No. 6024 King Edward I over the August 1992 Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the centenary of the railway at Aylesbury.

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After heavy overhaul Nunney Castle was operational on mainline tours from 2008, based at Tyseley. Full details are available on Nunney Castle's own website.


Builder :- Great Western Railway Date Built :- 1934 Number :- 5029
Alternate Numbers :- - Name :- Nunney Castle Wheel Arrangement :- 4-6-0
Tractive Effort :- 31,626 lb Boiler Pressure :- 225 psi Cylinder Dimensions :- 16" x 26"
Weight :- 79t 17c Driving Wheel Dia. :- 6' 8½""

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