Printout from The Last Main Line:

B1 class 4-6-0, 61008 - KUDU stands at Leicester Central with an Ian Allen Special.

B1 class 4-6-0, 61008 - KUDU stands at Leicester Central with an Ian Allen Special.

L3173. On 24th April 1957, Ian Allen Publishing ran a 'Trains Illustrated' special from Paddington to Doncaster, returning over the London Extension to Marylebone. The locomotives used were A4 60029 - WOODCOCK and two Thompson B1 class 4-6-0's - this one being 61008, KUDU. It is seen at Leicester Central in the late evening having taken over the train from classmate 61272.
Publisher
ContributorColes, B.
Creatorpersonalname - Coles, B.
Datecreation - 1957-04-24
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 100mm
dimension.W - 152mm
IdentifierK 6
SourceColes, B.
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - B. Coles Collection
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Leicester Central Station, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458100 304700)
point - 1957-04-24
RightsColes, B.