LMS Route: Birmingham New Street to Nuneaton
Water Orton Station: mrwo1053
Ex-MR 0-6-0 2F No 58167 is seen running tender first whilst
towing a brakevan as it leaves Water Orton sidings on 6th August 1952. The
bracket signal indicates that it is clear to take the up slow or goods line.
The lines seen from the up face of the island platform are, from left to right,
up passenger, up goods and departure road from the sidings. A member of the
Midland Railway's 1422 Class, No 58167 was built as MR No 2994 by Neilson &
Company circa 1876 and remained in service until August 1959 when it was
withdrawn from 21B Bournville shed.