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SRL No 307 A3 Class No 60061 at Langley Troughs with the 4.05 KX-York 22nd May 1961

LNER/BR Gresley A3 Class 4-6-2 No 60061 'Pretty Polly' with the 4.50 pm London Kings Cross-York express over Langley water troughs 22nd May 1961 looking in superb 34A condition. The A3 is seen with the small wing deflectors a trial before the German type smoke deflectors were fitted in 1962 to this engine. With the closure of 34A Kings cross in June 1963 No 60061 was transferred to 34F Grantham but withdrawal came just three months after arrival 8th September 1963.
Alan Chandler MBE/Simon Lathlane Collection Copyright
SRL No 307 A3 Class No 60061 at Langley Troughs with the 4.05 KX-York 22nd May 1961