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Austerity 2-8-0 no. E3198 newly outshopped at Doncaster and photographed on 7/3/48. Built by Vulcan Foundry in April 1945 with works no. 5248, E3198 entered service with WD no. 79305 and was loaned to the LNER in May 1946 followed by purchase in December 1946 which is when the LNER 3198 number was allocated. Application of its BR number, 90519, wouldn't occur until February 1951. Withdrawal would come at Staveley (Barrow Hill) on 21/3/64.
[Mike Morant collection]