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Ex-LMS 'Black 5' 4-6-0, No. 44847 at Leicester Central.

Ex-LMS 'Black 5' 4-6-0, No. 44847 at Leicester Central.

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L3516. The later years of the London Extension saw many different types of locomotive operate over the route. During the days when the line was under British Railways Midland Region control, these locomotives were mostly ex-LMS types and were mainly of the class 5MT or 'Black 5' variety. These locomotives, designed by the LMS's William Stanier, were unarguably Britain's most successful mixed traffic design, and many saw service on the London Extension until the end in 1966. This example, No. 44847, is seen standing in the platform road at Leicester Central Station in November 1962.
Publisher
ContributorOrton, T.
Creatorpersonalname - Orton, T.
Datecreation - 1962-11
TypePhotographs - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 75mm
dimension.W - 64mm
IdentifierNo. 20
SourceOrton, T.
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - T. Orton Collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site -  Leicester Central Station, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458200 304600)
period - 1962-11
RightsOrton, T.