Printout from The Last Main Line:

B1 class 4-6-0, 61272 at Nottingham Victoria with an Ian Allen Special to Marylebone.

B1 class 4-6-0, 61272 at Nottingham Victoria with an Ian Allen Special to Marylebone.

L3171. 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 61272. It is seen at Nottingham Victoria in the late evening before heading off to Leicester. Note the headboard on the locomotive's smokebox.
qkwB1 class 4-6-0 locomotive
alt_title
themessocio-economic context
subjectrailway coaches - bogie coaches
Railway Companies - British Railways
railway journeys - Excursion trains
railway locomotives - steam locomotives
railway stations - platforms
railways - railway tracks
Publisher
ContributorColes, B.
Creatorpersonalname - Coles, B.
Datecreation - 1957-04-24
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 100mm
dimension.W - 152mm
IdentifierK 8
SourceColes, B.
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - B. Coles Collection
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Nottingham Victoria, Nottingham (O.S. Ref: 457300 340400)
point - 1957-04-24
RightsColes, B.