Unseen Steam Features

A rebuilt ‘Patriot’ runs through Crewe Station on an Up Special. This is a scene taken in June 1959 when steelwork was already erected for the main-line electrification to Manchester the following year. The ‘Patriot’ is No 45527 Southport whilst on the left is Stanier ‘Black 5’ No 45282.
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Passengers watch as ‘Jinty’ No 47406 runs round its train at Leicester North on 19 August 2014

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