LMS Route: Rugby to Tamworth
Tamworth Station: lnwr_tam2348
Ex-LMS 5XP 4-6-0 No 45510 pilots ex-LMS 7P 4-6-0 No 46100
'Royal Scot' on an up express near Tamworth during the late 1950s. A member of
the Patriot Class, No 45510 neither carried a name or was rebuilt with the 2A
boiler fitted to both the rebuilt Patriot and Royal Scot Class locomotives.
Built by Crewe works in August 1932 No 45510 remained in service until July
1962 when it was withdrawn to be scrapped from 24J Lancaster shed. Having been
built with parallel boiler by Derby works in June 1930 the rebuilt Royal Scot
was more fortunate insofar that it was preserved in rebuilt form after being
withdrawn in October 1962 from 16A Nottingham shed.