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Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 fireless No. 1493


Similarly to the other two fireless locomotives at Quainton, GF3 and No. 2243, this locomotive came to Quainton from Laporte, Luton, in March 1970. However, its ownership was not transferred to the Quainton Railway Society. On 22nd May 1970 it was moved on to Ayris Jeacock, Bicester, for scrapping.

Before its time at Laporte it had been based at Van den Berghs & Jurgens Ltd, Purfleet, moving to Laporte's in 1968.

Current Location - Scrapped


References:
Don't Look any Further! - Quainton News No. 11 - March 1972


Builder :- Andrew Barclay Date Built :- 1916 Works No. :- 1493
Running No. :- - Name :- - Wheel Arrangement :- 0-4-0
Tractive Effort :- - lb Boiler Pressure :- - psi Cylinder Dimensions :- -" x -"
Weight :- -t -c Driving Wheel Dia. :- -' -"

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