Section 8A  -  MW2047 On The Road


Journey from Rugby to Bridgnorth October 1967

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

being loaded at Rugby Cement Works ready for its journey to Bridgnorth, Severn Valley

Railway in October 1967.          

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 at Rugby

Cement Works ready to set off on the

Journey to SVR Bridgnorth in October 1967.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 on A45 passing Birmingham Airport at Elmdon whilst on the

journey fromRugby to SVR Bridgnorth in October

1967. The locomotive was due to spend the night

at Caudle's Yard in Sheldon, Birmingham.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 on Low Loader in front of Caudles yard at Sheldon, South Birmingham ready to proceed

on its journey to SVR Bridgnorth

in October 1967.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

on low loader in the Bull Ring, Birmingham on its way to SVR Bridgnorth in October 1967.        (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 on

A454 between Wolverhampton &

Bridgnorth during the journey

from Rugby Cement to Severn

Valley Railway in October 1967.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 crossing

the bridge over the River Severn at Bridgnorth in October 1967 nearing

the end of the journey from Rugby

Cement to Severn Valley Railway.         

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

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

in Low Town, Bridgnorth

near to the end of its journey

to the Severn Valley Railway

in October 1967.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 on

Caudles Low Loader after arrival

at SVR Bridgnorth in October 1967.        (photo:   David Cooke)

Visit to NAC, Stoneleigh in August 1974

 

 

 

 

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

'Warwickshire' being loaded at SVR Bridgnorth ready totravel by road to

the National Agricultural Centre at Stoneleigh fordisplay at the 'Town &

Country Festival' in August 1974.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

on low loader near Kidderminster on

its way from SVR Bridgnorth to National Agricultural Centre at Stoneleigh for

display at the 'Town & Country Festival'

in August 1974.   (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

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

'Warwickshire' on Caudles Low Loader near M5 Frankley Services

during its journey from SVR

Bridgnorth to NAC at Stonleigh

for exhibition at Town & Country

Festival in August 1974.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

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

on Caudles Low Loader near M5 Frankley

Services during the journey from SVR

Bridgnorth to NAC at Stoneleigh for

exhibition at Town and Country Festival

in August 1974.     (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

'Warwickshire' suffers an 'Oops Moment'

whilst being unloaded from Caudles Low

Loader at NAC Stonleigh in August 1974.

A jack had collapsed due to soft gound

but the chains holding the locomotive in

place prevented a potentional disaster.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

in steam and on Display at The Town &

Country Festival at NAC, Stoneleigh in

August 1974.        (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

giving footplate rides at the Town & Country

Festival at N.A.C. Stoneleigh in August 1974.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 'Warwickshire'

being loaded at the N.A.C. Stoneleigh

ready to return to Bridgnorth, Severn

Valley Railway following the Town &

Country Festival in August 1974.           

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

sets off for S.V.R. Bridgnorth from

N.A.C. at Stoneleigh following the

conclusion of the Town & Country

 Festival in August 1974.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

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

'Warwickshire' on the A45 at

Coventry on the return journey

from NAC Stoneleigh back to

SVR Bridgnorth in August 1974.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

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

'Warwickshire' on the A45 at

Coventry on the return journey

from NAC Stoneleigh back to

SVR Bridgnorth in August 1974.

(photo:   David Cooke)

Move from SVR to KRM in February 1997

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' being shunted at SVR Kiderminster prior to being loaded onto a low loader for the short road journey to the Kidderminster Railway Museum

in February 1997.                     (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

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

shunted at SVR Kidderminster prior to being loaded

onto a low loader for the short journey to the

Kidderminster Railway Museum

in February 1997.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

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

'Warwickshire' being shunted

at SVR Kidderminster prior to

being loaded onto a low loader

for the short journey to the

Kidderminster Railway Museum

in February 1997.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

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

loaded on the low loader at SVR Kidderminster

for transfer to KRM in February 1997. 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

the low loader at SVR Kidderminster ready to be transferred

to KRM in February 1997.                     (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

loader being transferred from SVR Kidderminster to KRM

in February 1997.                              (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

unloaded from low loader on arrival at KRM in

February 1997.                (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

the former cattle dock on a siding

recently laid to display rolling stock

at KIdderminster Railway Museum in February 1997. (photo:   David Cooke)

Journey from KRM to Bridgnorth in November 2010

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' being moved by willing volunteers of WILT

and SVR P.Way Department to top end of siding at Kidderminster Railway Museum

in October 2010. This would be the first

stage in the move to Bridgnorth.                  (photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

stands at the end of the siding at KRM in

November 2010 ready to be loaded onto low

loader for journey up to SVR Bridgnorth.

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

Track in the process of being slewed with the

aid of chains at KRM in November 2010 to allow

the loading of 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' onto a low loader for the journey

to SVR Bridgnorth.              (photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

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

waits at the end of the siding in KRM whilst

the track ramp is prepared to allow the

locomotive to be winched onto the low loader

prior to the journey to SVR Bridgnorth in

November 2010.     (photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

Temporary track ramp being

constructed at Kidderminster to allow

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

to be winched onto low loader for the journey

from KRM to SVR Bridgnorth in November 2010.

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

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

Kidderminster Railway Museum

and being loaded onto a low loader

ready to be transportedby road

to SVR Bridgnorth in very wet

conditions in November 2010.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926  'Warwickshire' being loaded onto a low loader at Kidderminster ready to be transported by road to SVR Bridgnorth

in November 2010.                  

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' loaded on Allely's

low loader at Kidderminster ready

for its journey by road to SVR

Bridgnorth in November 2010.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

loaded on Allely's low loader at Kidderminster

ready for the journey by road to SVR Bridgnorth

in November 2010.          (photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

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

'Warwickshire' being transported by

road on A442 between Kidderminster

& SVR Bridgnorth in heavy

rain November 2010.

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

arriving at SVR Bridgnorth following its

journey by road from Kidderminster in

November 2010.     (photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

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

arriving at SVR Bridgnorth following its journey

by road from Kidderminster in November 2010.

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

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

on Allely's low loader preparing to reverse

up the back road at SVR Bridgnorth prior to being unloaded in November 2010.                       (photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

on Allely's low loader starting to reverse up

the back road at SVR Bridgnorth prior to

being unloaded in November 2010.

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

being manouvered up the back road at SVR

Bridgnorth with rear steering capability much in

evidence prior to unloading in November 2010.

(photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

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

being manouvered up the back road at SVR Bridgnorth prior to unloading in November

2010.                            (photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

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

being manouvered into position at SVR Bridgnorth prior to unloading in November 2010.                              (photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

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

being manouvered into position at SVR Bridgnorth prior to unlading in November

2010).                    (photo:   Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

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

on Allely's low loader at SVR Bridgnorth

prior to being unloaded with dusk rapidly approaching in November 2010.         

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

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

being prepared for unloading from Allely's

low loader in the gloom at SVR Bridgnorth

in November 2010.     (photo:   Nigel Cripps)