War Department steam locomotive 'King Faisal of Iraq' 0-6-0 Austerity, No 3183, 1944

  • Hunslet Austerity Locomotive No. 3183 'King Feisal of Iraq' 0-6-0 Saddel Tank - 2005.

    Hunslet Austerity Locomotive No. 3183 'King Feisal of Iraq' 0-6-0 Saddel Tank - 2005.
    Number: CD050799
    Credit: National Railway Museum

  • Hunslet Austerity Locomotive No. 3183 'King Feisal of Iraq' 0-6-0 Saddel Tank - 2005.

    Hunslet Austerity Locomotive No. 3183 'King Feisal of Iraq' 0-6-0 Saddel Tank - 2005.
    Number: CD050800
    Credit: National Railway Museum

  • 2005-7287

    2005-7287
    Number: pic_2005-7287_(0001)

Title:
War Department steam locomotive 'King Faisal of Iraq' 0-6-0 Austerity, No 3183, 1944
Object Number:
2005-7287
Collection:
NRM - Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Object Name:
saddle tank locomotive; steam locomotive
Date Made:
1944
Location:
Loan, The Flour Mill, Bream

Hunslet Austerity locomotive No. 3183 'King Feisal of Iraq'. 0-6-0 Saddle Tank made by Hunslet Engine Company August 1944 as War Department No. 75133 at Bicester. Named 'King Feisal of Iraq' in 1946 in honour of pulling the train of the 11 year old king to Bicester Central Ordnance Depot. The locomotive was renumbered as 138 in 1954 and remained in military service until 1963. It was then sold to the National Coal Board and operated at Woolley Colliery as number 8 until 1982.



Background: BR Warflat