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Furness Railway Number 20

Furness Railway 20 in Quainton's Downyard May 2022

Robert Frise - Furness Railway 20 in Quainton's Downyard May 2022

Owned by the Railway Furness Trust and normally based at the Ribble Railway, Preston, Furness Railway No. 20, visited Quainton for the Steam Gala in May 2022, staying for for the weekend only.

The flagship of the Railway Furness Trust fleet, FR20 is the oldest working standard gauge steam locomotive in the country. Originally built for the Furness Railway in 1863, the engine then saw lengthy service at the Barrow steelworks before being saved for first static and then living preservation. Whilst normally based at Preston, FR20 is a frequent visitor to other Hertitage Railways around the country, and has spent considerable time at the National Railway Museum Shildom site Locomotion. Further details of FR20 are avaialble on the Railway Furness Trust's website.

Builder :- Furness Railway Date Built :- 1863 Works No. :-
Running No. :- 20 Name :- - Wheel Arrangement :- 0-4-0
Tractive Effort :- Boiler Pressure :- Cylinder Dimensions :-
Weight :- Driving Wheel Dia. :-

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