Bob Davies, Baguley Drewery, works no. 780

Bob Davies is the railways main standby diesel, used to haul out of season trains, for yard shunting and goods or works train haulage.

Our Baguley Drewery 0-4-0 loco was built as 2ft 6in gauge for the Royal Navy at Fishguard, purchased by Pete Briddon’s Yorkshire Engine Company and regauged to 2ft and named ‘Bob Davies’ in honour of a remarkable railway man, the loco was ultimately sold to the Bala Lake Railway Company.