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Didcot Steam Shed - GWR Steam Locomotives Nos. 6998 'Burton Agnes Hall' And 5051 'Earl Bathurst' - 5th June 2011 | by allan5819 (Allan McKever)
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Didcot Steam Shed - GWR Steam Locomotives Nos. 6998 'Burton Agnes Hall' And 5051 'Earl Bathurst' - 5th June 2011

Two preserved GWR steam locomotives on display inside the steam shed at Didcot Railway Centre.

 

On the left GWR 4073 Castle class loco No. 5051 'Earl Bathurst' built at Swindon works in May 1936 and then named as 'Drysllwyn Castle'. It was withdrawn from sevice in 1963.

 

On the right is GWR 6959 Modified Hall class 4-6-0 loco No. 6998 'Burton Agnes Hall' built at Swindon Works in 1949.

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Taken on June 5, 2011