Orenstein and Koppel


Collection Objects

Number Railway Object Type Description Image
TYWRM:OK001 Orenstein and Koppel nameplate locomotive nameplate "VYRYNWY" file OK001.jpg

Prior to the World War II, a number of both steam and diesel Orenstein and Koppel locomotives were imported into the UK from Germany.  The plate shown is from Orenstein and Koppel 12242 0-4-0, 1930. A contractor’s locomotive originally use on improvement works on the Lake Vyrnwy reservoir, it later served on various sites until scrapped at Piel and Walney Gravel, on Walney Island, immediately off the Lancashire coast at Barrow-in-Furness.

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