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BR 55053 attaching a dining car to the Inverness train at The Mound, October 1949
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_008_380
PLACENAME
The Mound
DATE OF IMAGE
An Dàmhair1949
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
25842
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
BR 55053 attaching a dining car to the Inverness train at The Mound, October 1949

In 1905/06 the Highland Railway built four 0-4-4 tank engines to work on its various small branch lines. Numbered 25, 40, 45 and 46, they were the last locomotives to be built at the company's Lochgorm works in Inverness. Two of the class survived well into the days of British Railways.

This photograph shows BR 55053 (previously HR 45) attaching a dining car to the Inverness train at The Mound station in October 1949. It continued in service until eventually being withdrawn in January 1957. It was the last HR engine in service.

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BR 55053 attaching a dining car to the Inverness train at The Mound, October 1949

1940s

railway locomotives; Highland Railway locomotives; Highland Railway Society; HRS

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 3 (Drummond classes)

In 1905/06 the Highland Railway built four 0-4-4 tank engines to work on its various small branch lines. Numbered 25, 40, 45 and 46, they were the last locomotives to be built at the company's Lochgorm works in Inverness. Two of the class survived well into the days of British Railways.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows BR 55053 (previously HR 45) attaching a dining car to the Inverness train at The Mound station in October 1949. It continued in service until eventually being withdrawn in January 1957. It was the last HR engine in service.