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Number
and
Name
Class Wheels
Gauge
Builder
Works No/Year built
Notes/Location
  Я   0-6-0
Well Tank
Standard
EB Wilson
/1854

J.T.Leather Waterloo Main Col, requisitioned for Crimea and rebuilt. 

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(EB Wilson /1854)

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  Я   0-4-0VB
Tank
3'
William Balmforth / Balmforth Bros
/1896

Piel and Walney Gravel Co Ltd, Walney Island near Barrow, rebuilt with a Burrel traction engine boiler in 1955. 

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(William Balmforth / Balmforth Bros /1896)

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  Я   0-4-0VB
Tank
3'
William Balmforth / Balmforth Bros
/1898

Piel and Walney Gravel Co Ltd, Walney Island near Barrow, rebuilt with a Marshall traction engine boiler in 1955. 

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(William Balmforth / Balmforth Bros /1898)

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G-ABVE  Arrow Active 2  Ψ Arrow Aircraft (Leeds) Ltd
/1932

Re-engined 1958, rebuilt 1989. Survives at Real Aeroplane Co, Breighton, Yorkshire.  Survivor Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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U328  Я LCT Bus Body on Ryknield Chassis 
Ω
Leeds City Transport
/1905

Leeds City Transport. Open top bus, 24 upstairs, 14 downstairs, Rear Entrance. U 327 and U 328 are recorded in LCTís records as having home built bodywork but evidence suggests that they may have been bodied by the chassis builder Ryknield. They are recorded here for completeness; both were rebuilt to single deck by LCT 1906..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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U327  Я LCT Bus Body on Ryknield Chassis 
Ω
Leeds City Transport
/1905

Leeds City Transport. Open top bus, 24 upstairs, 14 downstairs, Rear Entrance. U 327 and U 328 are recorded in LCTís records as having home built bodywork but evidence suggests that they may have been bodied by the chassis builder Ryknield. They are recorded here for completeness; both were rebuilt to single deck by LCT 1906..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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88, NVW961  29 seat forward door coach on Bedford OW/OY chassis  Body
Ω
Wilks & Meade
/1949

Hick, Braintree. Older Bedford O series chassis which had been rebuilt and refurbished prior to being sent to Wilks and Meade to be bodied. The O series was generally used as a truck and it is likely that the W&M bodies marked the first use as psvís of these chassis..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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89, NVW962  29 seat forward door coach on Bedford OW/OY chassis  Body
Ω
Wilks & Meade
/1949

Hick, Braintree. Older Bedford O series chassis which had been rebuilt and refurbished prior to being sent to Wilks and Meade to be bodied. The O series was generally used as a truck and it is likely that the W&M bodies marked the first use as psvís of these chassis..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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Я   0-4-0
Saddle Tank
Standard
Thornewill & Warham
/1874

Rebuilt by Hunslet from a well tank 1900.  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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OUB225  33 seat forward door coach on Leyland TS7 chassis  Body
Ω
Wilks & Meade
/1951

Wallace Arnold. Secondhand chassis bought from East Yorkshire Motor Services (registered AKH 768). Rebuilt and refurbished before being rebodied by Wilks and Meade. There is some suggestion that it received a secondhand body removed from another vehicle but it has not been possible to confirm this..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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OUB226  33 seat forward door coach on Leyland TS7 chassis  Body
Ω
Wilks & Meade
/1951

Wallace Arnold. Secondhand chassis bought from East Yorkshire Motor Services (registered AKH 776). Rebuilt and refurbished before being rebodied by Wilks and Meade. There is some suggestion that it received a secondhand body removed from another vehicle but it has not been possible to confirm this..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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KE2319  "Heinz"   Plough
Ω
John Fowler
1050/1868

Rebuilt 1911 - 1912 by Thomas Wood of Crookenhill Kent with Burrell single crank compound cylinder block..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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  "ANCOATS" Я H  0-4-0
Saddle Tank
Standard
Manning Wardle
1091/1888

Thomas Andrew Walker, Ellesmere Port. Later owned by Isham Ironstone Quarry rebuilt in 1922 by Blackwells (Northants) with a boiler and engine from a second hand Sentinel wagon as described by LTC Rolt in Old Motor.. 

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ANCOATS (Manning Wardle 1091/1888)

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27 279  "Thomond" Я 279/E1  0-4-2
Tank
5'3"
Avonside (Bristol)
1127/1876

Waterford Limerick and Western Rly (Ireland) rebuilt as 0-4-4T.  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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  0-4-0
Fireless
3'
Andrew Barclay (Kilmarnock)
1212/1912

John Lysaght Ltd, Scunthorpe [May not have left the works in this form; rebuilt as 0-4-0T 10x18 cyls]. 

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6  (Andrew Barclay (Kilmarnock) 1212/1912)

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  "WALTER SCOTT" Я K  0-6-0
Saddle Tank
Standard
Manning Wardle
1237/1892

Walter Scott and Co., Corby, Rebuilt by MW 1917. 

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WALTER SCOTT (Manning Wardle 1237/1892)

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353, H7  Я WD  4-6-0
Tank
2'
Hunslet Engine Co
1265/1917

War Dept Order no 37930, Rebuilt to steam outline petrol loco, now at Old Gesher museum, Israel.  Survivor

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353, H7  (Hunslet Engine Co 1265/1917)

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  Locomotive engine 
Standard
Carret, Marshall and Co
128/1854

Richard Barrow for Staveley Ironworks and Collieries. Sold to Midland Railway in 1866 and rebuilt. Withdrawn 1897..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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HO5630  "King of the Road, Rocket, Girlie" A8  Traction
Ω
John Fowler
13922/1913

Believed to have gone to Mark Loader of Bournemouth. Rebuilt to Showmans specification by Charles Openshaw of Reading after just a couple of years as a Road Loco. Later worked with showmen Hoadley's of Gateshead and Slater's of Carlisle..  Survivor

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HO5630 King of the Road, Rocket, Girlie (John Fowler 13922/1913)

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16, 682  Я   0-6-0
Saddle Tank
Standard
Hudswell Clarke
1405/1920

Cardiff Railway, Great Western Railway, British Railways, withdrawn 1953. Rebuilt as pannier tank by GWR..  Click here to view photo representing this engine.
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