BR Period Locomotives: lnwrbns_br2923
Ex-LMS 8F 2-8-0 No 48172 is seen standing at platform 3 with
train reporting codes indicating its at the head of an up Type 4 working. In
1962 the British Railways Type 4 code covered 'Express freight train pipe
fitted throughout with the automatic brake operative on NOT less than 90% of
the vehicles. Maximum speed 55 mph. A maximum speed of 60 mph will apply in
respect of certain trains specifically indicated in the Working Timetable'.
Built as LMS No 8172 by Crewe works in June 1943, No 48172 was to remain in
service until May 1964 when it was officially withdrawn from 82F Bath Green
Park shed having been transferred there from 85C Barnwood shed in Gloucester to
be stored prior to sale.