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TITLE
HR 31 'Princess'
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_001_063
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unidentified
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
24565
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
HR 31 'Princess'

Between September 1863 and October 1864, the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway introduced 18 Glenbarry class locomotives. These were 2-2-2s intended primarily for passenger traffic. They were numbered 28 to 35 and 46 to 55.

This photograph shows HR 31 'Princess'. It was named in honour of Alexandra, Princess of Denmark, who married Edward, Prince of Wales in 1863. It was rebuilt as a 2-4-0 in May 1884 and was withdrawn from service and sold in May 1898.

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HR 31 'Princess'

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Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 1 (pre-1870 classes)

Between September 1863 and October 1864, the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway introduced 18 Glenbarry class locomotives. These were 2-2-2s intended primarily for passenger traffic. They were numbered 28 to 35 and 46 to 55.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows HR 31 'Princess'. It was named in honour of Alexandra, Princess of Denmark, who married Edward, Prince of Wales in 1863. It was rebuilt as a 2-4-0 in May 1884 and was withdrawn from service and sold in May 1898.