tank locomotive


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Noun1.tank locomotive - a locomotive that carries its own fuel and watertank locomotive - a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed
locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive, engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
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The 0-4-0 saddle tank locomotive was built at Loughborough in 1906 and worked at Swansea Docks.
Contrasting with the diesel units will be the popular vintage steam powered GWR auto-train with the Pannier tank locomotive.
They are: No 2861 Great Western 2-8-0 Tender Locomotive, constructed in 1918 No 4115 Great Western 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive, constructed in 1936 No 5227 Great Western 2-8-0 Tank Locomotive, constructed in 1924 No 5539 Great Western 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive, constructed in 1924 No 6686 Great Western 0-6-2 Tank Locomotive, constructed in 1928 No 7927 Great Western 4-6-0 Tender Locomotive, constructed in 1950 No 44901 London Midland Railway 4-6-0 Tender Locomotive, constructed in 1945 No 48518 London Midland Railway 2-8-0 Tender Locomotive, constructed in 1944 No 80150 British Railways 2-6-4 Standard Tank Locomotive, constructed in 1956 No 92245 British Railways 2-10-0 Standard Tender Locomotive, constructed in 1928
Boxed Hornby train sets were also in demand with a clockwork Great Western tank locomotive going under the hammer for pounds 420 and a Dublo passenger train set selling for pounds 300 - both considerably higher than the reserve figure.
LITTLE WONDER: Rugby Model Engineering Society member Ian Clipston steams along with his passengers at the controls of a miniature A Class 45 diesel, and (below) Graham Gain gives his LTSR tank locomotive a festive feel for the annual Christmas run.