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SRL No 972 Britannia 70003 Liverpool St station 1962

BR Britannia Class 4-6-2 No 70003 'John Bunyan' waits at Liverpool St station with the RCTS 'Great Eastern Commemorative Steam' rail tour 31st March 1962. No 70003 would work to Norwich Thorpe and later return the passengers back to the capital starting at Thetford see slide No 349. Also involved in the rail tour was J17 Class No 65567. The Brit was a 31B March engine at the time but later moved to 12A Carlisle Kingmoor depot on the 1st December 1963 where it was withdrawn from in March 1967.
Simon Lathlane Collection
SRL No 972 Britannia 70003 Liverpool St station 1962