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TITLE
LMS 14757 on train at Blair Atholl
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_TRAINS_001_191
PLACENAME
Blair Atholl
DISTRICT
Perthshire - Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Blair Atholl
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
28226
KEYWORDS
locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
trains
LMS 14757 on train at Blair Atholl

LMS 14757 on an up passenger train at Blair Atholl.



14757 was a member of the Highland Railway's 'River' class of 4-6-0 locomotive. It was built in 1915 and numbered HR 71. It soon became apparent that these locomotives were too heavy for most of the bridges and track on the Highland's network and they were sold to the Caledonian Railway. This locomotive became CR 939. After the grouping the LMS did strengthen the mainline between Perth and Inverness and so the 'Rivers' did see work on Highland rails. 14757 was withdrawn from service in December 1936.

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LMS 14757 on train at Blair Atholl

PERTH: Blair Atholl

locomotives; Highland Railway Society; HRS; trains

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Trains 2 (1923-1947)

LMS 14757 on an up passenger train at Blair Atholl.<br /><br /> <br /><br /> 14757 was a member of the Highland Railway's 'River' class of 4-6-0 locomotive. It was built in 1915 and numbered HR 71. It soon became apparent that these locomotives were too heavy for most of the bridges and track on the Highland's network and they were sold to the Caledonian Railway. This locomotive became CR 939. After the grouping the LMS did strengthen the mainline between Perth and Inverness and so the 'Rivers' did see work on Highland rails. 14757 was withdrawn from service in December 1936.