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GWR No.1338 - One of a class of only two engines, unusually employing Kitson-Hawthorn valve gear with the link above the running plate, built for the Cardiff Railway in 1898. The Cardiff Railway was owned by the Marquis of Bute and was the smallest railway absorbed into the Great Western in 1923. It operated a 'main line' of 11 and a half miles connecting to the Taff Vale railway (also absorbed into the GWR in 1923) and 120 miles of dock and colliery sidings. It owned only tank locomotives ....
The Great Western Railway of Colorado owns and operates a total of 80 miles (128 km.) of track and interchanges with BNSF and UP. Greatly expanding its customer base since its acquisition by The Broe Group, GWR has become a vital link in Northern Colorado's transportation network, and currently serves such customers as Anheuser-Busch, Vestas, Front Range Ethanol, Eastman Kodak, Owens-Illinois, AllWeather Wood, Universal Forest Products, Amalgamated Sugar, and Wedron Silica.