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LMS Route: Rugby to Tamworth

Tamworth Station: lnwr_tam3647

LMS 4-6-0 4P Prince of Wales class No 5838 passes through Tamworth on the Down Scotch express circa 1923

LMS 4-6-0 4P Prince of Wales class No 5838 passes through Tamworth on the Down Scotch express circa 1923. Built as LNWR No 1083 by Beardmore & Company in April 1922, No 5838 was to remain in service until May 1935 when it was withdrawn from Low Moor shed to be scrapped by Crewe works in May 1935. It was noted to have accidentally hit the buffers at Liverpool Exchange station in July 1929.

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