8750 Class Pannier Tank 3738 at Didcot Halt

During last week’s visit to Didcot Railway Centre, British Standard 7MT 70000 Britannia was not the only locomotive in steam.  On another demonstration line, pulling an auto-coach was GWR black liveried 8750 class pannier tank 3738.  This locomotive was operated from “Didcot Halt”, a faithful recreation of a GWR branchline. A Great Western themed attraction would not be complete without…

Bachmann 8750/57xx Pannier Tank Review

Class: Collett 5700/8750 class Use: Shunting, Light Passenger/Goods Region:Western Era: 1929-1966 Preserved examples: 3650 – Didcot Railway Centre on loan to Swindon and Cricklade Railway 3738 – Didcot Railway Centre 4612 – Bodmin and Wenford Railway 5764 – Severn Valley Railway (Ex-LT L95) 5775 – Keighley and Worth Valley Railway (Ex-LT L89) 5786 – South Devon Railway (Ex-LT…