Class 9F 2-10-0

92220 Evening Star


BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No. 92220 Evening Star stands by the traincrew depot at Millerhill Yard on 7th April, 1986, prior to working the EMI Music Express from Edinburgh Waverley to Gleneagles. Full details of the special train can be found here. [Roger Siviter]

BR Standard Class 3 2-6-0

77005
Built: BR Swindon Works.
To traffic, allocated to Dawsholm (65D): 17th March, 1954.
Reallocated to Hamilton (West) (66C): 17th April, 1954.
Reallocated to Polmadie (66A): 26th September, 1959.
Reallocated to Carstairs (66E): 7th May, 1960.
Reallocated to Motherwell (66B): 6th July, 1963.
Withdrawn: 29th November, 1966.
Scrapped by Motherwell Machinery and Scrap, Wishaw: April 1967.


BR Standard Class 3 2-6-0 No. 77005 prepares to depart from the through platforms at Springburn Station on 8th April, 1966, with the BLS/SLS/SLPF Scottish Rambler No. 5 railtour, which visited a number of industrial branches and locations in Lanarkshire. This is a north-westward view towards Cowlairs. Full details of the railtour can be found here. [George Woods]

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BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0

Introduced: 1951.
Boiler pressure: 225 psi.
Cylinders: (O) 19" x 28".
Driving wheel diameter: 6' 2".
Tractive effort: 26,120 lbs.
Weight: locomotive: 76 tons 4 cwt. Tender: -



73008


BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0 No. 73008 heads the Tuesdays- and Thursdays-only goods train at Careston on 19th May, 1964, prior to departing for Forfar. [J. Spencer Gilks]

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BR Standard Class 6 'Clan' 4-6-2

Introduced: 1952.
Boiler pressure: 225 psi.
Cylinders: (O) 19½" x 28".
Driving wheel diameter: 6' 2".
Tractive effort: 27,520 lbs.
Weight: locomotive: 86 tons 19 cwt.



72000 CLAN BUCHANAN


BR Standard Class 6 4-6-2 No. 72000 CLAN BUCHANAN heads the 10.40am Edinburgh Waverley to Dundee Tay Bridge train at Sinclairtown Station in March 1958. [W.A.C. Smith]

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BR Standard Class 7P6F 'Britannia' 4-6-2

Introduced: 1951.
Boiler pressure: 250 psi.
Cylinders: (O) 20" x 28".
Driving wheel diameter: 6' 2".
Tractive effort: 32,150 lbs.
Weight: locomotive: 94 tons.

70001 Lord Hurcomb
Built: BR Crewe Works.
To traffic: 14th February, 1951. Allocated to Stratford (30A).
Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A): 31st January, 1959.
Reallocated to March (31B): 16th September, 1961.
Reallocated to Willesden (1A): 30th march, 1963.
Reallocated to Aston (2J): 14th December, 1963.
Reallocated to Carlisle Kingmoor (12A): 10th October, 1964.
Withdrawn: 3rd September, 1966.
Scrapped by Motherwell Machinery and Scrap, Wishaw: December 1966.


BR Standard Class 7 Britannia 4-6-2 No. 70001, formerly named Lord Hurcomb, passes Gretna Junction with a Manchester to Glasgow Central express during July 1965. Towards the rear of the train, the Glasgow, Dumfries & Carlisle line can be seen diverging westwards towards Gretna and Annan. [P.J. Robinson]

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BR Standard Class 4 2-6-0

BR Standard Class 4 2-6-0
Introduced: 1953.
Boiler pressure: 225psi.
Cylinders: (O) 17½" x 26".
Driving wheel diameter: 5'3".
Tractive effort: 24,170 lbs.
Weight: locomotive: 59 tons 2 cwt.



76002
Built: BR Horwich Works.
To traffic: December 1952, allocated to Motherwell (66B).
Withdrawn: December 1966.
Scrapped: Motherwell Machinery and Scrap, Wishaw, May 1967.


BR Standard Class 4 2-6-0 No. 76002 shunts at the east end of Forfar yard whilst ex-LMSR Class 5 2-6-0 No. 42800 joins the main line at Forfar North Junction with the daily goods train from Arbroath, 18th December, 1954. [W.A.C. Smith]

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BR Standard Class 2 2-6-0

BR Standard Class 2 2-6-0
Introduced: 1953.
Boiler pressure: 200 psi.
Cylinders: (O) 16½" x 24".
Driving wheel diameter: 5' 0".
Tractive effort: 18,515 lbs.
Weight: 49 tons 5 cwt.
Tender:



78047
Built: BR Darlington Works.
To traffic, allocated to Hawick (64G): 25th October, 1955.
Reallocated to St Margarets (64A): 30th October, 1965.
Reallocated to Bathgate (64F): 29th January, 1966.
Reallocated to St Margarets (64A): 24th September, 1966.
Withdrawn: 30th September, 1966.
Scrapped by Shipbreaking Industries, Faslane: January, 1967.


BR Standard Class 2 2-6-0 No. 78047 stands outside its home shed of Hawick on 9th July, 1961. No. 78047 was built in October 1955 and was allocated from new to Hawick Shed, where it remained until transferred to St. Margaret's Shed in October 1965. [N.W. Skinner/ARPT]

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BR Standard Class 4 2-6-4T

Introduced: 1951.
Boiler pressure: 225 psi.
Cylinders: (O) 18" x 28".
Driving wheel diameter: 5' 8".
Tractive effort: 25,100 lbs.
Weight: 88 tons 10 cwt.

Photos by rock_dinosaur except where otherwise credited.



80002


Steam locomotives did not quite disappear from Eastfield Shed with the end of steam operations. BR Standard Class 4 2-6-4T No. 80002 was retained for a time as a stationary boiler for the heating of carriage stock, and is seen here standing adjacent to Cowlairs Signal Box during April 1969. This locomotive was reprieved and now operates on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway in West Yorkshire. [Eastbank Model Railway Club]

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