LMS Route: Birmingham New Street to Nuneaton
Nuneaton Abbey Street Station: mrna1943
An unidentified ex-LMS 8F 2-8-0 locomotive sets backs 'wrong
road' under the bridge with an engineer's ballast train. Clearly this is a
Sunday when the Engineering Department undertook maintenance, a practice still
retained today. On the left are other engineer's wagons filled with ballast.
Note the 'E' on the wagon on the left, a letter 'D' would have painted on the
other end of the wagon denoting it was allocated to Engineering Departmental