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TITLE
HR 31 'Auchtertyre' on the turntable at Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_001_162
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1900s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
24641
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
HR 31 'Auchtertyre' on the turntable at Inverness

William Stroudley was replaced as locomotive superintendent on the Highland Railway in 1870 by his chief assistant, David Jones. The first locomotives to be built to one of Jones' designs were the 4-4-0 'Duke' class which worked on express passenger trains. Ten were built by Dübs of Glasgow in 1874 (numbers 60 to 69) and a further seven were produced in Inverness between 1876 and 1888 (numbers 4, 71 to 75, and 84). These later engines are often referred to as 'Lochgorm Bogies'.

This photograph shows HR 31 'Auchtertyre.. Completed in July 1876 it was originally called 'Ardross'. It was renumbered 31 in February 1899 and renamed 'Auchtertyre' in 1901. It was renumbered again, to 31A, in September 1911 before being withdrawn from service and sold in March 1913.

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HR 31 'Auchtertyre' on the turntable at Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1900s

railway locomotives; Highland Railway locomotives

Highland Railway Society

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

William Stroudley was replaced as locomotive superintendent on the Highland Railway in 1870 by his chief assistant, David Jones. The first locomotives to be built to one of Jones' designs were the 4-4-0 'Duke' class which worked on express passenger trains. Ten were built by Dübs of Glasgow in 1874 (numbers 60 to 69) and a further seven were produced in Inverness between 1876 and 1888 (numbers 4, 71 to 75, and 84). These later engines are often referred to as 'Lochgorm Bogies'.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows HR 31 'Auchtertyre.. Completed in July 1876 it was originally called 'Ardross'. It was renumbered 31 in February 1899 and renamed 'Auchtertyre' in 1901. It was renumbered again, to 31A, in September 1911 before being withdrawn from service and sold in March 1913.