Living Museum of the Great Western Railway

5227 - 5205 Class

2-8-0T No 5227 arrived at the railway centre in August 2013, after being used as a source of parts for the project to build the 47xx 2-8-0 No 4709. The locomotive is at present to be displayed in its current condition as a lasting reminder of what things were like in Barry scrapyard and the challenges faced by the preservation movement.

Status
Static Display ('Barry condition')
Build date
1924
Wheel arrangement
2 - 8 - 0T
Route availability
Red
Barrel diameter
5 feet 6 inches
Barrel length
11 feet
Boiler pressure
200 psi
Boiler type
Standard No. 4
Coal capacity
4 tons 0 cwt.
Cylinders
(2) 19 inches x 30 inches
Heating surfaces, firebox
128.72 sq ft
Firegate
20.56 sq ft
Power class
E
Superheater area
191.79 sq ft
Tractive effort
33,170 lbs
Heating surfaces, tubes
1349.64 sq ft
Water capacity
1,800 gals
Weight
82 tons 2 cwt.
Wheel diameter
4 feet 7.5 inches

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