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BLACK 5 Locomotive

The Locomotive was built by Armstrong Whitworth in 1937 and spent most of its life at Agecroft motive power depot near Manchester. The shed code was 26B and this is reflected in the name of the company that owns the locomotive – The 26B Railway Co Ltd. In 1965 it was withdrawn from BR service and sent to the Barry Island scrap yard. 

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45337 moved to the East Lancashire Railway

45337 has now moved to the East Lancashire Railway.  The Tender and Boiler followed the a day later. The Loco will be positioned shortly for further assessment, pending restoration.  …
Black 5 Moving

Locomotive Move Update

45337 is currently in Llangollen awaiting road transport. We are pleased to say the move to East Lancashire Railway has been brought forward to late January 2021.