SRL No 929 BR Standard 4 No 80129 at Springburn 21 June 1962
BR Standard 4 Tank 2-6-4T No 80129 waits at Platform 2 of Springburn station to the north of Glasgow. No 80129 will work solo on day eight of this RCTS/SLS Joint Scottish rail tour 14-23 June 1962. The passengers will be taken to Goven, later again with 80129 the tour will carry on to Porterfield-Paisley-Greenock Princess Pier-Ayr. In this shot in the background we see the NBLC Works of Hyde Park 1861-1962.
No 80129 was built in December 1955 allocated new to 66A Polmadie where she stayed until withdrawn in July 1964. A short reprieve in that 80129 was reinstated and sent to 10D Lostock Hall in August and stayed in service for another two months before again being withdrawn 10th October 1964. She was scrapped at Crewe Works in November 1964.
Simon Lathlane Collection