Hunslet No.6678


NCB No.6678

Hunslet 6678

This is a Hunslet 0-4-0 diesel hydraulic locomotive, 35tons, Rolls-Royce C6SFL supercharged engine producing 233 HP.

It was supplied new 26-2-69 to NCB Maryport Solway, Industrial Locmotive Society notes indicate that the loco went from Maryport to Widdington stores Northumberland 03-1981.  Then to Bennerley, Notts 03-1982, a further move to Wentworth stores, South Yorks 01-1984. 

After this, the loco became part of the Shropshire Collection in 02-1992 and later was sold and journeyed to Somerset.  A Chasewater member purchased the loco and brought it to Brownhills.  The current owners purchased the loco in October 2005 and completed the restoration in 2006.


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