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Keywords:Western Region, Pre 1948, Shunters - Unclassified mostly Pre-Tops
1-Swindon-291033-RPC289R

1-Swindon-291033-RPC289R

The GWR's first shunter No 1 in Swindon Stock Shed, built as a Demonstrator by John Fowler & Co, Leeds (JF19451, 1933) it was then sold to the GWR becoming their No 1 but most of its time appears to have been spent inside the 'Stock' shed at Swindon, it was finally withdrawn 3/40 and was then sold to Cohens of Stanningley, Leeds it was then sold onto the Ministry of supply in October 1940 and its final fate is unknown, 29/10/33. ©Rail Photoprints Collection