LNER 4-6-0's and prairies - MikeMorant
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The Southern's shortage of express motive power when all the Bulleid pacifics were temporaily withdrawn in May 1953 following a cracked axle incident led to several Gresley V2 class prairies moving to Nine Elms mpd to cover some of their duties. No. 60916, on loan from New England shed, is depicted here in charge of a Bournemouth express on the approach to Vauxhall station.