LMS 2P class No. 40563 (with 82G shedplate) at Glastonbury in November 1961, heading an up local passenger service with two carriages and a utility van.
The photographer stated that 40563 had been taken from the scrap road at Templecombe to replace a failed GWR Collett class loco [officially withdrawn in May ’62]. Note carriage W5199W to the left of the loco and the tablet catcher on the tender.
Photo by David Milton, ref 3/10. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2017_35_011. See also WSHSD_2017_35_013.
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