LMS Route: Rugby to Wolverhampton
LMS Route: Hampton in Arden to Whitacre
Hampton - Locomotives: lnwrhiaj704
LNWR 3P 4-4-0 George V class No 226 'Colwyn Bay' is seen
passing Hampton Junction signal box on an up two-hour express in July 1921. The
signal box protected the LNWR junction with the MR's Hampton to Whitacre line.
The wagons, private owners, on the left are standing on the tracks of the
former MR "Derby Junction" station. Number 226 was built at Crewe in June 1915
and was later renumbered October 1923 by the LMS as No 5405 and remained in
service it was placed in store at Glanconway Sidings, Llandudno Junction in
October 1934. It is recorded as being scrapped at Crewe works some time in 1935
or 1936 although one record places the date as February 1936.