GWR 2-6-2T No. 4110

  • Another U-turn as WSR plc sells 4110 to Dartmouth line

    Another U-turn as WSR plc sells 4110 to Dartmouth line

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    THE saga surrounding the sale of West Somerset Railway (WSR)-based GWR 2-6-2T No. 4110 took another unexpected turn on February 3 when it was revealed the unrestored Large Prairie had been sold to the Dartmouth Steam Railway (DSR) at Paignton. The surprise announcement came just three weeks after the loco’s owner – West Somerset Railway…

  • WSR plc Prairie will be sold to WSRA after volunteer buyout plan is rejected

    WSR plc Prairie will be sold to WSRA after volunteer buyout plan is rejected

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    HE West Somerset Railway plc has agreed to sell unrestored GWR 2-6-2T No. 4110 to the West Somerset Railway Association (WSRA), despite the latter not currently having the funds to pay for it. The move comes after rejection of a proposal to acquire the 1936-built Large Prairie made by a group of WSR staff and volunteers…

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