SRL No 622 GWR King Class No 6000 on shed at Swindon with The Farewell to the Kings rail tour 9th Sept 1962
Collett King Class No 6000 'King George V' on shed at Swindon with The Farewell to the Kings on the Birmingham Line rail tour 9th September 1962. No 6000 had worked in from Wolverhampton Low Level station for the visit to Swindon and the works. The crew and traction inspector pose for the photographer(s) on shed at Swindon prior to working back later in the day. The King looks in magnificent condition and thankfully she was saved for preservation.
Simon Lathlane Collection