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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In the month seventy steam locomotives were withdrawn, thirty three being over fifty years old with Midland Railway 0-6-0 58142 being the oldest at eighty two years old.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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All Our Yesterdays – 60 Years Ago –February 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 – 73146/47/61/62/63/64/65
Standard Class 4 2-6-0 – 76079/80/81
Standard Class 4 2-6-4T – 80152/53
Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 – 92094, 92119/20/21/22
Class D2/5 – 11185 (D2408)
Class 05 – 11163/64 (D2560/61)
Class 08 –13297, 13336 (D3297, D3336)
New Diesel Multiple Units
Swindon Inter City – Sc79157/58/59/60, Sc79442
Metro Cammell (Class 101) – E50174/75/76/77/78/79/80/81, E59061/62/63/64/74/75/76/77
Cravens (Class 105) – E50373, E56128
Cravens (Class 106) – E50369/70/71/72, E56124/25/26/27
BR Derby (Class 114) – E50015/32/33/34/36/37/38/39/40, E56015/32/33/34/36/37/38/39/40

In the month forty seven steam locomotives were withdrawn, thirty being over fifty years old with Midland Railway 1F 0-6-0T 41699 being the oldest, having been built in Derby Works at the end 1879 and condemned seventy seven years later.

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

D3336 (08266) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8403783931/
D3336 (08266) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/13710088464/
E50373 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5814364712/
E50015 – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23607224760/
E50038 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/7904531178/
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92093 built 1957.
Scrapped just ten years later. What a waste!
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All Our Yesterdays – 60 Years Ago –March 1957

Sixty years ago Standard class steam locomotives were still in production with sixteen locomotives delivered in the month. Diesel shunter production was progressing at a steady rate with six locomotives delivered in the month. There was also an increasing flow of new diesel multiple units.

New Locomotives
Standard Class 5 4-6-0 – 73148/49/66
Standard Class 4 4-6-0 – 75056/57
Standard Class 4 2-6-0 – 76082/83
Standard Class 4 2-6-4T – 80154
Standard Class 2 2-6-2T – 84020/21/22
Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 – 92095, 92123/24/25/26
Class D2/5 – 11186 (D2409)
Class 05 – 11165 (D2562)
Class 08 – 13337/38/39/40 (D3337/38/39/40)
New Diesel Multiple Units
Swindon Inter City – Sc79161/62/63/64, ]Sc79443/44
Metro Cammell (Class 101) – E50186/87/88/89/90/91/92/93, E59067/68/69/70/80/81/82/83
Cravens (Class 105) – E50374/75/76/77, E56129/30/31/32
BR Derby (Class 114) – E50035/41/42/43/44/45/46, E56035/41/42/43/44/45/46

In the month fifty two steam locomotives were withdrawn, twenty nine being over fifty years old with Midland Railway 1142 Class 0-6-0 58156 being the oldest, having been built by Beyer Peacock, entering traffic in April 1876 and condemned seventy nine years later. The majority of these withdrawals were the older main line secondary passenger engines and freight engines who were at the bottom of the cascade of power from the continued delivery of the Standards and Diesel Multiple Units. Only four locomotives condemned were Post Grouping designs, namely two from the unremarkable London Midland and Scottish Railway 7F, 0-8-0 class, a London Midland and Scottish Railway 2-6-0-0-6-2T Garret (being replaced by the far more modern a versatile Standard 9F) and a London and North Eastern Railway class V4, 2-6-2 which was one of a class of only two locomotives and therefore “non standard”

D3338 (08268) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8065684911/
Sc79164 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9373363263/
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