GWR 4-6-0's - MikeMorant
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Tuesday 8 May 1956. ECS of Royal Train travelling from Barnstaple Victoria Road to Goodrington for servicing. Collett Castle class 4-6-0's nos. 7024 Powis Castle and 5044 Earl of Dunraven, depicted here near Torre at 2.35 pm, took over from two 43xx locos when the train reversed at Norton Fitzwarren.
The 493 ton train of all maroon, pink lined, coaches consisted of coaches 5155, 2900, 799, 798, 499, 807, 495, 477, 806, 77, 31209.
Background data supplied by Vic Smith.
[Mike Morant collection]

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