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GWR & MR Joint Route: Halesowen to Longbridge Junction

Longbridge Station: mrlong1454

British Railways built 0-6-0PT No 7449 arrives with a Workman’s train from Old Hill on 20th August 1957

British Railways 0-6-0PT 64xx class No 7449 with a Workman’s train from Old Hill at Longbridge station on Tuesday 20th August 1957. These workman’s train services had started during the First World War on Wednesday 18th April 1917 and continued until Monday 1st September 1958. No 7449 was built in April 1950 at Swindon Works as part of lot 380. Eight 64xx class pannier tanks were allocated to Stourbridge shed in February 1954 where they were mainly used on the Longbridge branch. No 7449 was withdrawn from Stourbridge shed in June 1963 and scrapped by J Cashmore.