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Kitson 0-6-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive No 5474 Carnarvon
This Locomotive is based at Buckfastleigh on the South Devon Railway.

It is currently in need of a full overhaul.  Photographed at Buckfastleigh in October 2001

T-Kitson-2.jpg (3049 bytes) Not much progress I'm afraid.  This photograph was taken at Buckfastleigh on 5th April 2009
T-Kitson-3.jpg (3062 bytes) Ah - That's much better.  A working party cleaned and repainted the locomotive into Stewarts and Lloyds livery in preparation to displaying the locomotive at Totnes
T-Kitson-4.jpg (3022 bytes) Looking better than it has for years and years Carnarvon positively gleams in the early spring sunshine at Buckfastleigh on Sunday 11th April 2010
2-2-5-T.jpg (3051 bytes) Carnarvon celebrates the Royal Jubilee at Staverton on 5th June 2012 ....... Do I detect a whiff of Pimms in the air?
Technical Data
Built 1934
Designer Kitson and Co. Leeds
Lot No.  
Works No. 5474
Weight 38 Tons
Wheel Diameter 3 Feet 6 Inches
Boiler Pressure 160 lb
Cylinders Two inside cylinders 16" x 22"
Valve Gear  
Grate Area 14 Square Feet
Heating Surface 759 Square Feet
Tractive Effort 16091 lb
Power Classification  
Route Availability  
Water Capacity 800 Gallons
Coal Capacity  
Class 35 Hymek                                  South Devon Railway