Wrexham company delivers heritage railway water tank to Llangollen Railway – Wrexham.com
A traditional style of water tank, as used in the steam era, has been delivered by Barnett Engineering of Rhosllanerchrugog to the Llangollen Railway’s Corwen station project.
The cylindrical water tank sitting on top of a column is designed to hold 2,000 gallons of water for rapid delivery to replenish the tanks of a steam locomotive.
Standing seven metres high, the completed facility weighs in at five tonnes and incorporates a modern gate value delivery system. It will draw water from a borehole sited next to the railway at Corwen.
The structure itself has been built to modern standards using fabrication and welding methods to meet current regulatory requirements. Wrexham company delivers heritage railway water tank to Llangollen Railway – Wrexham.com