LMS Route: Birmingham New Street to Nuneaton
Castle Bromwich Station: mrcb40
Ex-MR 2P 4-4-0 No 531 passes through the station on an up
express service on 3rd June 1925. This locomotive was also carrying a No 2 shed
plate. Built in October 1898 at Derby works as a member of the MR's 483 class,
No 531 remained in service until September 1956 when it was withdrawn from
Ryecroft shed in Walsall. In the background standing on one of the two refuge
sidings are a rake of Private Owner wagons.