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LMS Route: Rugby to Wolverhampton
LMS Route: Nuneaton to Leamington

Coventry Shed: lnwrcov4052

LMS 4-6-2 No 6240 'City of Coventry' stands adjacent to Quinton Road after being named by the Lord Mayor of Coventry

LMS 4-6-2 No 6240 'City of Coventry' stands adjacent to Quinton Road after being named by the Lord Mayor of Coventry. A member of the LMS' Coronation Scot Class the locomotive was built by Crewe works in March 1940 and was outshopped in streamlined form and plain black livery. British Railways renumbered the locomotive as No 46240 in June 1948 and painted the locomotive in British Railways Standard Blue livery which it carried until October 1954 when it carried BR lined Green. It was repainted a further two times being turned out in British Railways lined maroon livery in July 1958 and then LMS lined maroon livery in August 1960 which it carried until October 1964 when it was withdrawn from Crewe North shed to be scrapped in March 1965 by J Cashmore of Great Bridge.

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