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TITLE
44978 waiting to depart Kyle on a special, June 1962
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_TRAINS_001_313
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
June 1962
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
28324
KEYWORDS
locomotives
trains
44978 waiting to depart Kyle on a special, June 1962

44978 waiting to depart Kyle on a special in June 1962.

44978, an LMS Class 5 locomotive, was built at Crewe Works in June 1946. It was withdrawn from service in July 1965 and scrapped in November of that year. The Class 5 locomotives were designed by William Stanier. Commonly known as 'Black Fives', 842 were built between 1934 and 1951.

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44978 waiting to depart Kyle on a special, June 1962

ROSS: Lochalsh

1960s

locomotives; trains

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Trains 3 (1948 to the present day)

44978 waiting to depart Kyle on a special in June 1962.<br /> <br /> 44978, an LMS Class 5 locomotive, was built at Crewe Works in June 1946. It was withdrawn from service in July 1965 and scrapped in November of that year. The Class 5 locomotives were designed by William Stanier. Commonly known as 'Black Fives', 842 were built between 1934 and 1951.