LMS Route: Birmingham New Street to Nuneaton
Castle Bromwich Station: mrcb1029
British Railways B1 4-6-0 No 61318 passes Castle Bromwich
signal box with the daily Cleethorpes to New Street service on 7th July 1962.
The train ran via Leicester, Nuneaton, Whitacre. By the 1960s B1s were becoming
a regular sight as a number were allocated to Sheffield and worked trains to
Bristol ad even Bath via Derby and Birmingham. Built by the North British
Locomotive Company in May 1948, No 61318 remained in service until September
1963 when it was withdrawn from 40B Immingham shed.