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4-4-0T Metropolitan A-Class locomotive No. 23 at Quainton Road

4-4-0T Metropolitan A-Class locomotive No. 23 at Quainton Road

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L2624. Photographed at the branch line platform on the west side of Quainton Road Station, the 4-4-0T Metropolitan A-Class locomotive No. 23 waits with a single carriage before the six mile journey to Brill. Built by Beyer Peacock & Co. (works no. 710) in 1866, this loco was already sixty eight years old by the time this picture was taken. In fact, the A-Class was not withdrawn from service until 1948: a great testament to the engine's versatility and endurance.
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ContributorLondon's Transport Museum
Creatorattribution - Unknown
Datecreation - 1934-09-19
TypeDigital images - Scanned
Formatdimension.H - 152mm
dimension.W - 203mm
IdentifierLondon's Transport Museum - 1998/ 25270
SourceLondon's Transport Museum
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - Black and white print
Coveragepoint - 1934-09-19
Location.Current Repository - London's Transport Museum
Location.Creation Site - Quainton Road Station, Quainton, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 473800 219000)
RightsLondon's Transport Museum