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*Swanage Railway


This preserved railway operates along part of the former Southern Railway line from
Worgret Junction, near Wareham, to Swanage running southwards from Norden to
Swanage itself. the rolling stock mainly consists of steam and diesel locomotives
which would have been used on the line at varying times.

The first batch of photographs were taken on 19th/20th June 2014, the second
on 15th/16th September 2015 and the third on * 29th September 2016.

There are 29 views in this gallery. Latest update: 15/01/2017
The locomotives featured in these photographs are as follows:

Swanage Railway based locomotives:
6695 GWR Class 5600 0-6-2T built 1928

30053 LSWR Class M7 0-4-4T built as no.53 1905.
Later Southern Railway E53/53 and BR 30053

30120 LSWR Class T9 4-4-0 built as no.120 1899.
Later Southern Railway E120/120 and BR 30120

31806 SR built as Class K 2-6-4T A806 1926. Rebuilt
as Class U 2-6-0 1928. Later SR 1806 and BR 31806

34028 SR West Country class 4-6-2 "Eddystone",
built 1946 as 21C128. Later BR 34028, rebuilt 1958


34070 SR Battle of Britain class 4-6-2 "Manston",
built 1947 as 21C170, later BR 34070

80104 BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4T built 1955

08436 BR Class 08 0-6-0 built 1958 as D3551

33111 Class 33 Bo-Bo built 1960 as D6528

33202 Class 33 Bo-Bo built 1962 as D6587

Visiting locomotive:

44932 LMSR Stanier Class 5MT built 1945 as 4932, later BR 44932


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2014


Ready for the off..
WC 34028

WC 34028
Swanage station

BB 34070
Swanage yard


BB 34070
Swanage station yard

M7 30053
Swanage station yard

M7 30053
Swanage station yard


30053 and 33202
Swanage station yard

33202
Swanage station yard

Diesel shunter 08436
Swanage station yard


Diesel shunter 08436
Swanage loco shed

Class 5600 0-6-2T 6695
Swanage loco shed

6695 and LMS CLass 5 44932
Swanage loco shed


Class 33 33111
Southbound at Harmans Cross

WC 34028
Approaching Harmans Cross

WC 34028
Northbound at Harmans Cross


Corfe Castle Station
looking south

Corfe Castle Station
looking north

34028 at Corfe Castle Station
looking north


34028 leaving Corfe Castle
Station for Norden

33111
approaching Corfe Castle

44932 on West Coast Railways charter
meeting 33111 at Corfe Castle

2015


T9 30120
Swanage station

T9 30120 & M7 30053
Swanage station

U 31806
Swanage station


Corfe Castle station
looking north

BR 4MT 2-6-4T 80104
southbound at Corfe

BR 4MT 2-6-4T 80104
northbound at Corfe

* 2016


31806 leaving
Corfe Castle station

31806 leaving
Corfe Castle station

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