|Build date||May 1920|
|Registration no.||CU 977|
|Machine type||Road Locomotive|
|Weight Tons (kg)||17 ton|
|Date into Preservation||?|
|Power nhp||8 nhp|
|No. of Cylinders||2|
|Linkage Type||Overhead Slide valve|
|No. of Gears||3|
|Ancillary equipment||Mather & Platt 300 amp Generator|
|Original Owner||John Murphy, Co. Durham|
|Current Owner / Keeper||Terry Gibson|
|Date bought (Current)||1986|
|Sale Price (approximate)
|Notes||Pair with Renown|
Fowler no. 15652 was built in 1920 and has the registration no. CU 977 and is known as Repulse.
- Supplied new on may the 11th 1920 to showman John Murphy of County Durham as a showmans Road locomotive to travel his Scenic Peacock ride, with sister engine the Famous Renown, works no 15653 & reg CU 978.
- Bought by Terry Gibson, from Breaston in 1986 and rallied since.
- In 1995/6 major boiler repairs were undertaken.
- Recent works include refurbishing the crank shaft and bearings.
- Refurbishment of the 300 amp Mather & Platt Dynamo with new windings and contacts refurbished in 2008.
Some of the events this engine has attended;
- 2010 - Rushden Transport Cavalcade
- 2010 - Earls Barton Rally and Country Fayre
- 2009 - Elvaston Castle Steam Rally
- 2008 - Kettering Vintage Rally and Steam Fayre
- 2007 - Belper Steam & Vintage Event
- 2006 - ?
- 2005 - Belper Steam & Vintage Event
- 2004 - Elvaston Castle Steam Rally
- 2004 - Cadeby Steam and Country Fayre
- 2003 - Cadeby Steam and Country Fayre
- 2002 - Sellindge Steam Special
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References / sourcesEdit
- show guide + info board for exhibit
- some events from Steam Scenes list
- More Photos of 15652 on the Steam Scenes web site
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