LMS Route: Birmingham New Street to Nuneaton
Castle Bromwich Station: mrcb1025
British Railways Standard Class 5MT 4-6-0 No 73028 is seen
passing through Castle Bromwich on an up passenger service on 5th September
1959. The coaching stock had stickers on the window reading 'Sheffield'
indicating that the train might well be a returning holiday train from the West
of England or Bournemouth. Built at Derby works in December 1951 No 73028
remained in service until December 1966 when it was withdrawn from 9K Bolton
Close up showing ex-LMS 5XP 4-6-0 No 45690 'Leander'
approaching Castle Bromwich on the 12:52pm York to Bristol service on 5th
September 1959. Built at Crewe works in March 1936 No 45690 remained in service
until March 1964 when it was withdrawn from 82E Barrow Road shed in Bristol to
be ultimately preserved.