LMS Route: Stratford Midland Junction - The Shakespeare
LMS Route: Evesham to Birmingham
Broom Junction East Signal Box: smj_brm407
Ex-WD 'Austerity' 2-8-0 No 90448, on a Class H service,
collects the staff from Broom East Signal Box on 28th February 1960. Built as
WD 8627 by the Vulcan Foundry in March 1944, the locomotive was renumbered by
the War Department again in January 1945 by adding 70000 to the number.
Disposed of by the WD to the LNER it became LNER No 3127 in March 1947 and
under British Railways ownership it was renumbered as 63127 before being
allocated No 90448 in January 1951 which it carried until December 1965 when it
was withdrawn from 40B Immigham shed to be scrapped by Draper's of Hull.