F. C. Hibberd petrol loco "Ivan"
Status : Operational/Stored
Builder : F. C. Hibberd
Built : 1948
Works No. : 3317
The Hibberd at Didbrook. Photo T. Bowles
This small locomotive was built by F.C. Hibberd & Co. of Park Royal, London in 1948, Works No. 3317. Powered by a Ford Popular petrol engine it has the luxury of electric start. In 2011 it was given an overhaul and was shown to be in a good working condition.
It was delivered new to the Kempton Park Works of the Metropolitan Water Board and was obtained from the Thames Water Authority arriving at Toddington in May 1985.