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SRL No 535 A4 Class No 60007 on shed at Newton Heath day before working the A4 Preservation Society Paddington Stramliner railtour 22nd Oct 1965

Gresley A4 Class 4-6-2 No 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley' on shed at 9D Newton Heath(Manchester) prior to working the following morning rail tour A4 Preservation Society Paddington Streamliner 22nd Oct 1965. The A4 had been brought south from 61B Aberdeen Ferryhill for this rail tour, the first for the A4 Preservation Society to raise funds towards the purchase of the loco for preservation. The following morning the A4 left Manchester Exchange station for a run to Birmingham Snowhill-London Paddington and return. It was a light load for the A4 only five coaches. See slide SRL No 256 in this gallery of the A4 at High Wycombe.
Simon Lathlane Collection Copyright

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Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:1965, 22nd, 23rd, 60007, 9D, A4, BR, Exchange, Gresley, Heath, LNER, Manchester, Newton, Nigel, October, Paddington, Sir, Streamliner, rail, station, tour

SRL No 535 A4 Class No 60007 on shed at Newton Heath day before working the A4 Preservation Society Paddington Stramliner railtour 22nd Oct 1965