Steel Company of Wales

  • No. 401: The peak of industrial locomotive development

    No. 401: The peak of industrial locomotive development

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    No. 401, with surviving sister No. 403, are generally considered to represent the pinnacle of industrial steam locomotive design. They were part of a trio built for the Steel Company of Wales (SCOW) for its Abbey, Margam and Port Talbot works, where they would be evaluated alongside three new six-coupled diesel electric locomotives, which had…

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