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TITLE
BR 55053 fully lined in BR livery on the turntable at Inverness, 1956
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_008_388
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1956
PERIOD
1950s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
25850
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
BR 55053 fully lined in BR livery on the turntable at Inverness, 1956

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) in fully-lined BR livery on the turntable at Inverness in 1956. It continued in service until eventually being withdrawn in January 1957.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 fully lined in BR livery on the turntable at Inverness, 1956

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1950s

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) in fully-lined BR livery on the turntable at Inverness in 1956. It continued in service until eventually being withdrawn in January 1957. It was the last HR engine in service.