Bristol and Exeter Railway 0-6-0T locomotives

The Bristol and Exeter Railway 0-6-0T locomotives were two different types of 0-6-0T locomotives built for the Bristol and Exeter Railway. On 1 January 1876 the Bristol and Exeter Railway was amalgamated with the Great Western Railway, after which the locomotives were given new numbers.

List of locomotives[]

Broad gauge[]

B&ER 0-6-0ST
Type and origin
Power typeSteam
DesignerJames Pearson
BuilderBristol and Exeter Railway
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte0-6-0ST
Gauge7 ft 0¼ in
Driver dia.3 ft 6 in
Wheelbase13 ft 6 in
Cylinder size17 in dia × 24 in stroke

Two small 0-6-0ST broad gauge locomotives. The first had a 950 gallon tank, the second had a larger 1,200 gallon one.

Standard gauge[]

B&ER 0-6-0ST
Type and origin
Power typeSteam
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte0-6-0T
Gauge4 ft 8½ in
Driver dia.3 ft 6 in

Two standard gauge 0-6-0T locomotives built for the Culm Valley Railway which was then under construction. They were operated on the line until 1881, when they were superseded by 1298 and 1300, two 2-4-0T locomotives which had started life as South Devon Railway locomotives.

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