9e. YORK NRM Part 5
* York Area Index *
Year 1942 (1) SR C1 BR 33001
Ex SR Class Q1, SR 0-6-0 number C1, BR locomotive 33001, 'Austerity Design' by Bullied and built at Brighton Works in 1942.
Year 1942 (2) 34051 WINSTON CHURCHILL
The cab and nameplate of Class WC (West Country) and BB (Battle of Britain) 4-6-2 pacific design by Bullied, SR 21C151, BR 34051 "WINSTON CHURCHILL" was built at the Southern Railways locomotive works at Brighton in 1946.
Year 1949 SR Merchant Navy Class 35029 ELLERMAN LINES
Class MN MERCHANT NAVY Ex SR/Br 35029 ELLERMAN LINES is a 4-6-2 Pacific Locomotive, the most powerful express passenger locomotive built for the Southern Railway. One half of it is 'cut open' to show how a steam locomotive works.
Near 35029 is plaque commemorating the spot where in a 1942 WWII air raid, German bombs destroyed the A4 Pacific SIR RALPH WEDGWOOD and nearby Class B16 No. 925
Year 1951 BR Electric locomotive 26020
Electric locomotive 26020 built at Gorton Works, Manchester for working the electrified line from Manchester to Sheffield through the famous Woodhead Tunnel. 1500 DC overhead pantograph contact, BR type 76 E26020 76020.
1951 BR standard pacific locomotive 70000 BRITANNIA
The original class Britannia 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive 70000 BRITANNIA Class 7MT built at Crewe in 1951
See also scenes of 70000 BRITANNIA at York Station
70000 BRITANNIA (1951) next to 92220 EVENING STAR (1960 - see further down page)
Class 08 0-6-0 Diesel shunter 13079 (D3079, D 3079, 08064, 08 064) built at Darlington North Road Works in 1953 and in much need of restoration ...
... unlike its later 08 911 'MATEY'! next to it! A case of before and after!
Year 1957 (1) Diesel-electric locomotive 31018
31018 Class 31 A1A-A1A diesel electric locomotive built in 1957 by Brush Electrical Engineering Company, Loughborough. (31 018, built as prototype D5500, D 5500)
FRANK GALBRAITH is an 0-4-0 steam locomotive with a vertical boiler and high speed cylinder action with chain drive to the wheels. This shunting locomotive built in 1957 at the Sentinel Wagon Works in Shrewsbury for Teesside Bridge & Engineering Co. could be operated by a single man acting as both driver and fireman and this 4WTG design was listed as Teesside No 5
1960 The last steam locomotive built for British Railways 92220 EVENING STAR
92220 next to the great Chinese freight locomotive in York NRM
BR Standard 2-10-0 Class 9F 92220 EVENING STAR, a heavy freight locomotive built at Swindon Works in 1960
1960 Diesel Multiple Unit
Diesel Mechanical Multiple Units (DMU) - 51922 is one of the Derby Lightweight Units built at Derby in 1960
Year 1961 'DELTIC'
Class 55 Co-C0 DELTIC D9002, 55002 (D 9002, 55 002) THE KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY was built by English Electric at the Vulcan Foundry in 1961
Class 08 D 4141, 08911 (D4141, 08 911) named 'MATEY' is an 0-6-0 diesel shunting locomotive built at Horwich Works in 1962 and is now owned by the NRM and shunts locos around York national railway Museum.
Year 1962 a smaller diesel shunter
D2860 (D 2860) Class 02 0-4-0 diesel shunter built by Yorkshire Engine Company in 1962 ...
... and still working at the RAILFEST in 2012 with the York National Railway Museum Volunteers!
Year 1963 Diesel electric locomotive D1023 WESTERN FUSILIER
D1023 WESTERN FUSILIER Class 52 C-C diesel electric locomotive built at Swindon in 1963. Express passenger locomotive for working trains to the West Country and Bristol etc. Nice to see the smart brass/metal number plate tradition of the GWR was maintained.
Class 252 APT 252 001 or 41 001 High Speed Diesel Train built at Derby Works in 1972 (Prototype HST Power Car 41001, 43000 Advanced Passenger Train).
5000 h.p. 25 kV AC overhead power line express passenger electric locomotive Class 87 001 STEPHENSON or 87001 ROYAL SCOT that worked on the West-Coast mainline and built at Crewe Works in 1973.
Seven years younger than the type 87 above, the 3730 h.p. Class 86 (86901 86 901) standing in York Station. It has been named CHIEF ENGINEER and belongs to Network Rail and is 'employed' on track maintenance duties. It was built at Doncaster or English Electric Company at Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows 1965-1966. This brightly coloured yellow locomotive might well end up in a museum itself!
Year 2008 yes 2008 and a new steam locomotive is built!!!! 60163 TORNADO
60163 "TORNADO" is a replica of the famous LNER/BR A1 AH Peppercorn 4-6-2 Pacific design, built in Darlington 2008 and exhibited in YORK NRM Dec 2008-Jan 2009
They were built from 1948-1949 and all were scrapped by British Railways by 1966, so the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust raised the funds to construct a 'new-build' at Darlington, which was completed in 2008.
Photographed before the nameplate was fitted.
The NEW Peppercorn A1 Class express passenger locomotive whose forbears worked the east coast mainline from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh.
An old 0-4-0 saddle tank shunting engine Origin?
Final collection of number and name plates: CAMELOT, THE GREEN KNIGHT, SIR CONSTANTINE, PRINCESS ALEXANDRA, QUEEN ELIZABETH, QUEEN MARY, DOMINIUM OF NEW ZEALAND, COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, SIR GILBERT CLAUGHTON
Even the Yorkshire Wheel paid a visit!
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