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No. 45690 - Leander

5690 LMS publicity shot, prior to naming 45690 Leander at Westerleigh with a Bristol-Bradford express, May 1959 45690 Leander at Sheffield Midland in the early 1960s 45690 Leander at Barry scrapyard, prior to preservation
Photos and details of Leander since preservation

Outline History

March 1936  Built at Crewe
Makers Number: 288
Lot Number: 121
Original LMS number: 5690
March 1936  Named Leander
May 1948  Renumbered 45690
September 1950  Based at Bristol (Barrow Road)
January 1957  Based at Bristol (Barrow Road)
March 1964  Withdrawn
March 1964 to July 1964  Stored at Bristol (Barrow Road)
July 1964 to May 1972  Stored at Woodham Brothers Scrapyard, Barry
1972  Rescued from Woodhams for preservation
2002  Re-entered service on the East Lancs Railway, Bury, after overhaul.

(Some shed allocations and transfers may not be shown)
Sources: The above information comes from various books listed in the bibliography.


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