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204hp 0-6-0 shunter type now virtually extinct with TOC's but many in Preservation
Authentically workstained 204hp Class-03 D2133 stands parked in Minehead Station on the WSRly.This engine was for many years at the British Cellophane site in Bridgewater.Upon redundancy there it was donated to the local preserved line here at Minehead.The factory itself was closed in 2005 and the site levelled.It must be noted that this loco has worked its entire life in Somerset!
..09 october 2013..
Although un-numbered here is actually 03037.Seen parked at Rowsley on the Darley Dale Railway.This loco is part of the collection of the 'Heritage Shunter Trust' Fleet. ..11 september 2010..
Here is Shunter Class-03 D2199 still working for a living in Industry in 2003.Although only built in 1961 it was withdrawn in 1972 without ever gaining a TOPS 03XXX number and was sold to the NCB.After that it was preserved at Meadow Hall in Sheffield.When this stint at Machen Quarry nr Newport was over in 2006 it went to Rowsley on Peak Rail.Although it is still serviceable it has been stored now for a few years.