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Old 7th January 2017, 06:29   #1
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Default All Our Yesterdays – 60 Years Ago – 1957

All Our Yesterdays – 60 Years Ago –January 1957

Sixty years ago Standard class steam locomotives were still in production and diesel shunter production was progressing at a steady rate. There was also a steady flow of new diesel multiple units.

New Locomotives
Standard Class 5 4-6-0 – 73145/59/60
Standard Class 4 4-6-0 – 75053/54/55
Standard Class 4 2-6-4T – 80151
Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 – 92093
Class D2/5 – 11184 (D2407)
Class 04 – 11218/19 (D2248/49)
Class 08 –13295/96, 13332/33/34/35 (D3295/96, D3332/33/34/35)
New Diesel Multiple Units
Swindon Inter City – Sc79110/11/55/56
Metro Cammell (Class 101) – E50156/57/62/63/64/65/66/67/68/69/70/71/72/73, E59060/73
Cravens (Class 105/6) – E50365/66/67/68, E56120/21/22/23
BR Derby (Class 114) – E50017/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29/30/31, E56017/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29/30/31

In the month seventy steam locomotives were withdrawn, thirty three being over fifty years old with Midland Railway 0-6-0 58142 being the oldest at eighty two years old.

I have photographed some of the above later in life and it can be found in this collection. As always feedback and comments welcome.

D3296 (08226) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6081476693/
E50019 – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/30314153601/
E50162 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5661679669/
E50164 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/14127693115/
E50164 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8344653675/
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