47383 is an LMS Fowler Class 3F 0-6-0T, more commonly referred to as a ‘Jinty’. These locomotives were primarily intended for shunting duties.
47383 was built for the LMS by the Vulcan Foundry at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire as Works No 3954 of 1926, and entered service that year as LMS Number 7383. It first worked in the London freight yards before moving to Chester. Following nationalisation, it was renumbered 47383 by BR, who rated the class 3F.The locomotive was withdrawn from service in October 1967.
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