LMSR 4-6-0 locomotives - MikeMorant
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A royal train photographed on 6th August 1959 at Primrose Hill tunnel in the charge of double-headed Stanier 'Black 5' 4-6-0's no.s 45032 and 45184 immaculately presented as one would expect. The train was conveying HM the Queen, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, TRH the Prince of Wales and Princess Anne from Euston to Ballater and comprised 13 bogies weighing 569 tons.
Interestingly, the locos were allocated to different sheds with 45184 based at Bletchley and 45032 at Edge Hill.
[A. E. 'Dusty' Durrant / Mike Morant collection]