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British Railways Steam - BR Standard Classes

Selected from the AED Collection Prorail UK

Presented in ascending loco running number order [with image reference]
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7MT 4-6-2 70004 "William Shakespeare" climbs Camden bank with a northbound express in 1961 [B/2532]
Originally on SR duties 70004 emerges from Kensal Green Tunnel with a Down LMR service 1961 [B/2533]
Ex WR 70018 "Flying Dutchman" - bereft of name and numberplates - in freight service Shap 1966 [B/2538]
Britannia class Pacific 70022 "Tornado" on a South Wales service [725] leaves Swindon 19/3/60 [B/2539]
Cabside and other details of 7MT 70031 "Byron" as seen at Willesden Motive Power Depot 1964 [B/2544]

Britannia class Pacific 70031 "Byron" with little coal on a fitted freight train at Hatch End 9/63 [B/2546]
7MT 4-6-2 70046 "ANZAC" begins the descent of Camden bank with a Euston bound service 1961 [B/2557]
Britannia class 7MT 4-6-2 70046 "ANZAC" with headcode [1A21] nears Castlethorpe troughs 9/61 [B/2558]
7MT Pacifics 70051 "Firth of Forth" and 70031 "Byron" are pictured at Willesden MPD 4/64 [B/2562A]
8P Pacific 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" in light steam following arrival at Swindon Works 1954 [B/2564]

8P 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" + 9F 2-10-0 92001 (9F) on arrival at Swindon Works 1954 [B/2565]
6MT "Clan" Pacific 72009 "Clan Stewart" battles with cross wind at Blackford 4/64 [B/2570]
5MT 4-6-0 73002 pilots MN 35013 "Blue Funnel" on Weymouth - Waterloo service at Upwey 7/66 [B/2571]
Still carrying early BR crest, clean 5MT 4-6-0 73013 runs light engine through Kensal Green 6/62 [B/2575]
5MT 73022 is seen heading a train of assorted parcels vans near Micheldever 5/66 [B/2576]

5MT 4-6-0 73039 is about to pick-up water from Castlethorpe troughs 9/61 [B/2578]
5MT 4-6-0 73041 on a semi-fast service passes under a typical SR overbridge at Malden 3/61 [B/2580]
73047 is piloted by Somerset & Dorset 7F 2-8-0 53808 on the climb to Masbury summit 9/62 [B/2583]
73069 on an engineers' train which includes a 6-wheeled van is back-lit near Loughborough 1960 [B/2588]
SR-based named 4-6-0 73086 "The Green Knight" races along the LSWR mainline at Fleet 8/63 [B/2590]

Snowplough-fitted 5MT 4-6-0 73108 heads a loaded coal train through Alloa 4/64 [B/2594]
5MT 4-6-0 73113 "Lyonnesse" leaves Eastleigh with the Works yards behind 2/63 [B/2598]
SR-based named 5MT 4-6-0 73113 "Lyonnesse" emerges from the tunnel at Wallers Ash 1966 [B/2599]
4-6-0 73113 "Lyonnesse" in a picturesque setting at Hazlemere with a semi-fast service 1966 [B/2600]
5MT 4-6-0 73116 "Iseult" storms towards a damp Vauxhall Station in 1960 [B/2603]

As it nears Wallers Ash tunnel, 5MT 4-6-0 73169 meets a Brush Type 4 Co-Co (Cl.47) in 1966 [B/2612]
4MT 4-6-0 75002 crosses a neatly maintained embankment with a local Cambrian line train 1964 [B/2616]
On a different service, 4MT 4-6-0 75002 is pictured near Carno in 1964 [B/2617]
4MT 4-6-0 75002 calls at Machynlleth Station with a short train in 1964 [B/2618]
Amidst typical mid-Wales scenery, 4MT 4-6-0 75002 is seen at Talerddig in 1964 [B/2619]

4MT 75009 pilots 9F 92001 on typical Somerset & Dorset through train climbing to Masbury 1962 [B/2625]
4MT 4-6-0 75014 heads a train over the substantial embankment at Llanbrynmair 1964 [B/2628]
4MT 4-6-0 75027 stands outside Swindon Works in 1955 with GWR 43xx class 2-6-0 6373 [B/2635X]
4MT 4-6-0 75030 on the local lines emerges from Kensal Green Tunnel with empty stock 1961 [B/2639]
4MT 4-6-0 75038 heads a local stopping train of non-corridor stock up Camden bank 5/60 [B/2641]

4MT 4-6-0 75039 heads an excursion train through Winwick Junction 1960 [B/2642]
4MT 4-6-0 75052 pilots an unidentified member of the same class on a train at Talerddig 1966 [B/2643]
4MT 4-6-0s 75055 and 75047 double-head a train through the hills at Talerddig in 1966 [B/2646]
4MT 4-6-0 75068 has a clear road signalled at Upwey Wishing Well Halt 7/66 [B/2649]
4MT 4-6-0 75073 stands at Evercreech Junction with a Somerset & Dorset local service 8/62 [B/2657]

Double-chimney 4MT 4-6-0 75076 is heading a parcels train at Parkgate 2/63 [B/2658]
SR mainlines are rarely blanketed in snow; 4-6-0 75076 disturbs the scene at Malden 1/1/62 [B/2659]
Through Chilcompton Tunnel (S&D), 4MT 4-6-0 75009 lets the 4F 0-6-0 haul train [1092] 1962 [B/2662]
4MT 2-6-0 76018 stands at Porton with an engineers' train of bogie ballast hoppers 3/63 [B/2666]
4MT 2-6-0 76048 climbs Sapperton bank with ballast wagons assisted by GWR 2-6-0 7319 1964 [B/2672]

Grangemouth's seldom pictured 3MT 2-6-0s 77006 and 77009 on shed prior to transfer 4/64 [B/2675]
2MT 2-6-0 78052 at Bathgate MPD with 0-6-0s 65267 (J36 c/w snowplough) and 64569 (J37) 4/64 [B/2679]
4MT 2-6-4T 80041 heads a local stopping train up Camden bank 7/59 [B/2851]
4MT 2-6-4T 80132 starts a local train from the wayside station at Talerddig, mid-Wales 1964 [B/2683]
4MT 80145 passes urban rubble in a salvage yard beneath patchwork brick arches Clapham 1960 [B/2687]

4MT 2-6-4T 80152 heads a stopping train near Gomshall 1964 [B/2689]
3MT 2-6-2T 82020 stands outside the shed at Machynlleth Motive Power Depot 1964 [B/2693]
3MT 2-6-2T 82044 leaves Yeovil Town station with a branchline train for Taunton 1964 [B/2695]
3MT 2-6-2T 82044 on local train crossing the Somerset Levels near Langport 1964 [B/2698]
Ex-WD Austerity 2-8-0 90039 with a single van and veteran 6-wheeled coach at Bogside 4/64 [B/2700]

Ex-WD Austerity 2-8-0 90098 was "ex Works" when seen at Kirkby South Junction 1/62 [B/2703]
Ex-WD Austerity 2-8-0 90124 heads a freight train along the GN mainline at Wymondley 3/61 [B/2704]
Austerity 2-8-0 90179 departs Port Talbot with a coal train during station reconstruction 4/61 [B/2708]
WD 2-8-0 90225 gets rear-end assistance on the climb from the Severn Tunnel at Cattybrook 2/62 [B/2711]
Ex-WD Austerity 2-8-0 90351 with a long train of empty mineral wagons at Wakefield 1966 [B/2716]

Passing through Alloa, ex-WD 2-8-0 90560 appears to be hauling bulk "neaps" (turnips) 4/64 [B/2724A]
WD Austerity 2-8-0 90593 hauls a train of high capacity mineral wagons near Hart 3/66 [B/2727]
Ex-WD Austerity 2-10-0 90756 stands out of use at Motherwell Motive Power Depot 4/63 [B/2735]
Pioneer 9F 2-10-0 92000 rests in light steam inside Newport's Ebbw Junction MPD 4/61 [B/2737]
9F 2-10-0 92012 on Great Central route freight passes the remains of Carrington Station 1962 [B/2744]

9F 2-10-0 92020 approaches Kensal Green tunnel with freight passing 2-6-4T 42470 1961 [B/2748]
Converted ex-Crosti 9F 2-10-0 92026 in charge of engineering train near Atherstone 10/62 [B/2750]
Swathed in steam, 9F 2-10-0 92030 works hard with a freight train near Toddington 1966 [B/2755]
9F 2-10-0 92066 with ore hoppers is framed by an impressive signal gantry South Pelaw 1963 [B/2770]
Reflections - 9F 2-10-0 92093 with Great Central line freight near Loughborough 4/61 [B/2777]

9F 2-10-0 92104 appears to be working hard with a mineral train near Chester 1964 [B/2788]
In misty conditions, 9F 92131 + 92156 super-power Derby Test Centre load near Bedford 30/11/58 [B/2796]
2-10-0 92180 trails a long load of empty mineral wagons at Wymondley on the GN mainline 4/63 [B/2811]
9F 92190 navigates the Copenhagen Junction complex gaining access to Kings Cross yard 8/59 [B/2815]
Climbing to Masbury, 9F 2-10-0 92210 heads a Somerset & Dorset line passenger train 1962 [B/2817]

In Swindon 'A-Shop' on public Open Day, 9F 2-10-0 92220 "Evening Star" gets admiration 19/3/60 [B/2822]
9F 2-10-0 92220 "Evening Star" in presentation mode at Swindon Works 19/3/60 [B/2822A]
9F 2-10-0 92220 "Evening Star" is ready for duty at Old Oak Common shed 9/62 [B/2823]
9F 2-10-0 92239 is pictured light engine at Bollo Lane Crossing 1963 [B/2830]
Giesl-fitted 9F 2-10-0 92250 is allocated to freight duty [H15] at Ebbw Vale 4/61 [B/2836]