Locomotive names of the United Kingdom beginning with W

Steam locomotives operated in the United Kingdom with names beginning with W.

Name Railroad, # Builder, s/n Build date Whyte type Notes
W. C. Brocklehurst LNWR 2155   11/1910 4-4-0 Became LMS 5326; rn 25326; wd 12/1936.
W. E. Dorrington LNWR 260 Crewe 8/1914 4-6-0 Became LMS 5911; wd 3/1934.
W. M. Thackeray LNWR 979 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5630; wd 9/1934.
Wallsworth Hall GWR 5974     4-6-0  
Walsingham LNER 2802     4-6-0  
Walter Burgh Gair LNER 5433     4-4-0  
Walton Grange GWR 6849     4-6-0  
Walton Hall GWR 5918     4-6-0  
Wandering Willie LNER 9499     4-4-0  
Wantage Hall GWR 5962     4-6-0  
Wardley Hall GWR 5950     4-6-0  
Wardour Castle GWR 5066     4-6-0  
Warfield Hall GWR 4976     4-6-0  
Warhawk GWR Gooch 1861 0-6-0 Wd 1877.
Warlock (1st) GWR GWR 1848 4-2-2 Wd 1874.
Warlock (2nd) GWR GWR 1876 4-2-2 Wd 1892.
Warlock (3rd) GWR 3060 GWR 4/1895 4-2-2 Rn John G. Griffiths in 3/1908.
Warrior GWR Gooch 1861 0-6-0 Wd 1872.
Warrior LNWR 1925   3/1900 4-4-0 Rb 4/1917; became LMS 5147.
Warspite LMS 5724     4-6-0  
Warwick Castle GWR 4081     4-6-0  
Warwickshire LNER 320     4-4-0  
Wasp GWR Vulcan 1862 2-4-0T Wd 1875.
Watcombe Hall GWR 4977     4-6-0  
Waterloo LNWR 748     2-4-0 Became LMS 5080.
Watt GWR GWR 1863 2-4-0 Wd 1880.
Watt LNWR 2585 Crewe 4529 1/1906 4-4-0 Became LMS 5236; wd 12/1933.
Waverley GWR R Stephenson 1855 4-4-0 Wd 1876.
Waverley LNWR 2031 Crewe 4474 3/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5203; wd 12/1931.
Wear GWR Gooch 1859 0-6-0 Wd 1879.
Weasel SDR Avonside 1873 0-4-0WT Became GWR 2173 in 1876; wd 1882.
Welbeck Abbey LNER 2819     4-6-0  
Wellington GWR Gooch 1853 0-6-0 Wd 1873.
Wellington GWR 5075     4-6-0  
Wellington SR 902     4-4-0  
Welsh Guardsman LMS 6117     4-6-0  
Wemyss LMS 5648     4-6-0  
West Ham United LNER 2872     4-6-0  
Western Australia LMS 5568     4-6-0  
Western Star BR 70025 Crewe 9/1952 4-6-2 Wd 12/1967; scr 1/1968.
Western Star GWR R Stephenson 1841 2-2-2 Wd 1866; used as a stationary boiler at Oxford.
Westminster LNWR 1550   10/1910 4-4-0 Became LMS 5330; wd 9/1936.
Westminster SR 908     4-4-0  
Westminster Abbey GWR 5089     4-6-0  
Westminster Hall GWR 5917     4-6-0  
Westmorland LNER 2760     4-4-0  
Westward Ho BR 34036     4-6-2  
Westwood Hall GWR 4978     4-6-0  
Wheatstone LNWR 262 Crewe 4/1897 2-4-0 Became LMS 5070; wd 6/1932.
Whetham GWR GWR 1866 0-6-0ST Wd 1889.
Whitbourne Hall GWR 5940     4-6-0  
Whitgift SR 916     4-4-0  
Whittington Castle GWR 5021     4-6-0  
Whitwell SR 26     0-4-4T Operated on the Isle of Wight
Whitworth LNWR 1045     2-4-0 Became LMS 5081.
Wick Hall GWR 5995     4-6-0  
Wickwar B&GR     2-2-2  
Widgeon LNWR 1777   10/1911 4-4-0 Became LMS 5378; rn 25378; wd 6/1937.
Wigmore Castle GWR 5022     4-6-0  
Wild Duck LNWR 1595   9/1911 4-4-0 Became LMS 5372; rn 25372; wd 12/1936.
Wild Fire GWR JT&E 1840 2-2-2 Wd 1867.
Wild Swan LNER 4467     4-6-2  
Wildfire LNWR 468     2-4-0 Became LMS 5086; rn Engineer Northampton in 1923.
William Cowper LNWR 1321 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5634; wd 9/1934.
William Froude LNWR 1138   2/1913 4-4-0 Became LMS 5385; wd 8/1936.
William Shakespeare BR 70004 Crewe 3/1951 4-6-2 Wd 12/1967; scr 4/1968.
William Siemens LNWR 2154   2/1913 4-4-0 Became LMS 5387; rn 25387; wd 2/1937.
William Whitelaw LNER 4462     4-6-2  
William Wordsworth BR 70030 Crewe 11/1952 4-6-2 Wd 7/1966; scr 1/1967.
Willington     1813    
Wilmington LBSCR 343   1/1882 2-2-2 Wd 6/1907.
Wimpole Hall GWR 5963     4-6-0  
Winchester SR 901     4-4-0  
Winchester Castle GWR 5042     4-6-0  
Windermere LNWR 789   5/1915 4-4-0 Became LMS 5401; wd 2/1936.
Windsor GWR GWR 1866 0-6-0 Wd 1873; s to B&E as #99; returned to GWR as #2080 in 1876; wd 1889.
Windsor Castle GWR 4082     4-6-0  
Windsor Lad LNER 2500     4-6-2  
Windward Islands LMS 5637     4-6-0  
Winnipeg GWR 3400     4-4-0  
Winslow Hall GWR 5975     4-6-0  
Winston Churchill RH&DR 9 Yorkshire 1931 4-6-2 Ex-Doctor Syn 1948; out of service awaiting overhaul as of 2009.
Wissington BSC H Clarke 1938 0-6-0ST Preserved in operational condition at North Norfolk Railway
Witch GWR GWR 1846 2-2-2 Wd 1870.
Witch LNWR 379 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5654; wd 3/1935.
Wizard GWR GWR 1848 4-2-2 Wd 1875.
Wizard LNWR 872 Crewe 8/1895 2-4-0 Wd 5/1922.
Wizard of the Moor LNER 6391     4-4-0  
Wolf CR SSG 1859 4-4-0ST Transferred to SDR in 1866; became GWR 2115 in 1876.
Wolf GWR SR&Co 1841 2-2-2 Wd 1873.
Wolf of Badenoch LNER 2006     2-8-2  
Wolfhound LNWR 1489   4/1911 4-4-0 Became LMS 5341; wd 3/1936.
Wollaton Hall GWR 5999     4-6-0  
Wolseley Hall GWR 5964     4-6-0  
Wolverhampton GWR GWR 1866 0-6-0 Wd 1874; s to B&E as #104; returned to GWR as #2085 in 1876; wd 1889.
Wolverine LNWR 2021 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5608; wd 2/1935.
Wood GWR Avonside 1866 2-4-0 Wd 1892.
Woodbastwick Hall LNER 2813     4-6-0  
Woodcock LNER 4493     4-6-2  
Woodcock LNWR 1799   10/1911 4-4-0 Became LMS 5379; wd 8/1936.
Woodlark LNWR 794     2-4-0 Became LMS 5104.
Woollas Halls GWR 5965     4-6-0  
Woolston Grange GWR 6858     4-6-0  
Woolwinder LNER 2554     4-6-2  
Wootton Hall GWR 4979     4-6-0  
Worsley Hall GWR 5919     4-6-0  
Worsley-Taylor LNER 5438     4-4-0  
Wrottesley Hall GWR 4980     4-6-0  
Wroxall SR 4     4-4-0 Operated on the Isle of Wight.
Wycliffe Hall GWR 5920     4-6-0  
Wye (1st)
GWR Gooch 1859 0-6-0 Wd 1879.
Wye (2nd) GWR 76 Swindon c. 1897 2-4-0 Rebuilt from the former GWR #76, a 2-2-2.
Wynyard Park LNER 2818     4-6-0  
Wyre LNWR 1166     2-4-0 Became LMS 5108.  Note that this was a different locomotive from the one that became Engineer Bangor
Wyre LNWR 1166     2-4-0 Transferred to LMS; rn Engineer Bangor.  Note that this was a different locomotive from the one that became LMS 5108.