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LMS Route: Birmingham New Street to Lichfield

Sutton Coldfield Station (LNRW): lnwrsc2408

A night time view of the wreck of ex-LMS 5MT 4-6-0 No 45274 which is lying on its side next to the remains of one of the carriages

A night time view of the wreck of ex-LMS 5MT 4-6-0 No 45274 which is lying on its side next to the remains of one of the carriages. Despite the damage sustained the locomotive, which had been built by Armstrong Whitworth Limited in November 1936, was rebuilt and remained in service until May 1967 when it was withdrawn from 12A Kingmoor shed.

The above information is derived from the report supplied courtesy of Railways Archive.

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