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No. 45699 - Galatea

45699 Galatea at Buxworth
Photos and details of Galatea since preservation

Outline History

April 1936  Built at Crewe
Makers Number: 297
Lot Number: 129
Original LMS number: 5699
April 1936  Named Galatea
May 1948  Renumbered 45699
September 1950  Based at Bristol (Barrow Road)
January 1957  Based at Bristol (Barrow Road)
October 1961  Transferred to Shrewsbury
November 1964  Withdrawn
December 1964  Stored at Eastleigh Works
January 1965 to April 1980  Stored at Woodham Brothers Scrapyard, Barry
1980  Rescued from Woodhams for spares for 5690 Leander
August 2002  Moved to Steamtown, Carnforth, for restoration
April 2013  Returned to main line after complete 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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