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TITLE
Ex-CR No.1263
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_833
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27539
KEYWORDS
Highland Railway
HR
steam engine
Ex-CR No.1263

A study of ex-Caledonian Railway 0-4-2ST No. 1263 which is said to have been taken at Inverness.

The locomotive was built by the Caledonian Railway in August 1885. It is a 'Class 26 Killin Tank' 0-6-2T, originally numbered 1263 by the CR, she became LMS No.15001' She was transferred by the LMS to work the harbour branch at Inverness and was the last of her class to survive, being withdrawn in April 1947.

The Inverness & Nairn Railway first opened a station in Inverness on 7 November 1855 and it developed to become the railway centre of the Highlands with routes radiating south to Perth and beyond; east to Aberdeen, west to Kyle of Lochalsh and north to Wick. It is still open.

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Ex-CR No.1263

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

Highland Railway; HR; steam engine;

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

A study of ex-Caledonian Railway 0-4-2ST No. 1263 which is said to have been taken at Inverness. <br /> <br /> The locomotive was built by the Caledonian Railway in August 1885. It is a 'Class 26 Killin Tank' 0-6-2T, originally numbered 1263 by the CR, she became LMS No.15001' She was transferred by the LMS to work the harbour branch at Inverness and was the last of her class to survive, being withdrawn in April 1947.<br /> <br /> The Inverness & Nairn Railway first opened a station in Inverness on 7 November 1855 and it developed to become the railway centre of the Highlands with routes radiating south to Perth and beyond; east to Aberdeen, west to Kyle of Lochalsh and north to Wick. It is still open.