Section 7A.5 - 1995 to 2010

MW2047 'Warwickshire' at SVR 1995 - 1997

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' Back in green

livery following Cosmetic

Restoration at Bridgnorth, Severn

Valley Railway in July 1995.

 

(photo:   Peter Kennard)

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' In its new green

livery in the workshop at SVR

Bridgnorth in July 1995 shortly

before being towed down to

Hampton Loade for Static Display.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

'Warwickshire' in the shed

at SVR Bridgnorth with WILT

Member Catherine Cooke

on the footplate prior to the

locomotive being hauled

down to Hampton Loade

for display in July 1995.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Being hauled out of the shed yard by BR

2-6-4T No.80079 at SVR Bridgnorth in July

1995. The locomotive had been cosmetically

restored for eventual static display at the

Kidderminster Railway Museum Whilst

funds were raised for a new boiler.

 

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Being hauled out of the shed yard by BR

2-6-4T No.80079 at SVR Bridgnorth in July

1995. The locomotive had been cosmetically

restored for eventual static display at the

Kidderminster Railway Museum whilst

funds were raised for a new boiler.

 

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

With WILT Members Richard & Catherine

Cooke on the footplate in the shed yard

at SVR Bridgnorth prior to being hauled

down to Hampton Loade by 0-6-0T HE686

of 1898 (in blue 'Thomas' livery) in July 1995.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Departing from SVR Bridgnorth hauled

by 0-6-0T HE686 of 1898 bound for

Hampton Loade in July 1995.

 

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

'Warwickshire' View from

footplate on arrival at SVR

Hampton Loade in July

1995. The loco is about

to be shunted into the

bay platform to be put

on static display.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

'Warwickshire' on Temporary

display at SVR Hampton Loade

in July 1995 having been hauled

down from Bridgnorth by 0-6-0T

HE686 of 1898 (in blue livery).

 

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

On static display at SVR Hampton Loade

in July 1995. 0-6-0T HE686 of 1898

(in blue livery) is also just visible.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926
'Warwickshire' On display

at SVR Hampton Loade

in July 1995.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

View from the cab of 0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

'Warwickshire' on display at SVR Hampton

Loade Station in July 1995.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

'Warwickshire' on display

at SVR Hampton Loade

in September 1996.

 

(photo:   P. Chancellor)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' In store at

SVR Highley in December

1996 whilst on its way down

to Kidderminster to be placed

on static display at the KRM.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

'Warwickshire' In store at

SVR Highley in December

1996 whilst on its way down

to Kidderminster to be placed

on static display at the KRM.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

'Warwickshire' Being shunted

at SVR Kidderminster in

February 1997 prior to

being loaded onto the low

loader for the short road

journey to the Kidderminster

Railway Museum.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

MW2047 on Static Display at K.R.M.  1997 - 2010

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

At the Kidderminster Railway Museum

on static display in February 1997.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

at Kidderminster Railway Museum

in February 1997.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Soon after arrival at the Kidderminster

Railway Museum on static display in

February 1997.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

With WILT Secretary David Cooke on

the footplate at the Kidderminster

Railway Museum in May 1997.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

    

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

at  Kidderminster Railway Museum

in April 1999.       

 

(photo:   David Cooke)                                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

at Kidderminster Railway Museum

in May 1999. The loco is thinly

disguised as No.6 'Percy'.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

at Kidderminster Railway Museum

in May 1999. The loco is thinly

disguised as No.6 'Percy'.                   

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

on static display at the Kidderminster

Railway Museum in May 1999. The loco

has been thinly disguised as No.6 'Percy'.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

With WILT volunteers during a Members

working day in May 2003 at the

Kidderminster Railway Museum.

 

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

On static display at the Kidderminser

Railway Museum in May 2006.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

View of the cab at the Kidderminster

Railway Museum in May 2006.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

at Kidderminster Railway Museum

in May 2006.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

View of the cab and firebox at the

Kidderminster Railway Museum

in May 2006.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

On Static Display at Kidderminster Railway

Museum in May 2006. The green livery

applied in 1995 had started to fade a

little by this time. The locomotive would

spend another four years in the open air

before its return to SVR Bridgnorth in

November 2010 for its overhaul to begin.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Still on static display at  the Kidderminster

Railway Museum in May 2008. The

paintwork has suffered even more

since the last photos were taken.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

On static display at the Kidderminster

Railway Museum in May 2008.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

During a WILT Members work day at

the Kidderminster Railway Museum

in May 2008. WILT Members (L to R)

Robin Jones, Carl Jones, David Eve,

Nigel Newey, David Cooke, Ray

Newey, and Richard Cooke.

 

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

still on Static Display at Kidderminster

Railway Museum in May 2009.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

still on Static Display at Kidderminster

Railway Museum in May 2009.  

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

At the Kidderminster Railway Museum

looking a little weather worn

on 21st. August 2010.

 

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Almost ready to be removed from its location

(which it had occupied since February 1997)

at the Kidderminster Railway Museum

in September 2010.  

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

View through the cab window in

September 2010 just prior to the

locomotive being moved from its

location at the Kidderminster Railway

Museum (which it had occupied since

February 1997) to the end of the

Museum siding ready for movement

by road up to SVR Bridgnorth which

occured in November 2010.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

being pushed away from its resting place

in Kidderminster Railway Museum in

September 2010 ready to be transported

up to SVR Bridgnorth by road.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Ready to leave Kidderminster Railway

Museum in September 2010. The move

up to Bridgnorth (by road) woul take

place on a very wet day in November.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Ready to leave the Kidderminster Railway

Museum in September 2010. WILT Trustees

(L to R) Nigel Cripps, David Cooke, Robin

Jones, Tony Wiggall, Carl Jones and Richard

Cooke are lined up in front of the locomotive.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)