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The Midland Railway Butterley

2005         ( page 1 of 6 )

Midland Railway Butterley

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Class 5 73129 comes into Swanwick Junction station

Class 5 73129 comes into Swanwick Junction station in 2005.

 

This locomotive 73129 is a British Railways Standard Class 5. It was built at Derby in 1956.This is the only class 5 saved with the Carotti valve gear. It was sent by BR to Barry scrap yard in 1968.

As the name says this railway is all about the Midland Railway. Its main site is at Swanwick Junction, were it has a large collection of steam and diesel locomotives and about four or five signal boxes,and all sorts of bits and bobs.

 
Midland 2-4-0 158A on Display

Midland 2-4-0 158A on Display outside.

 

Midland 156 Class 2-4-0 passenger locomotive number 158A is a Matthew Kirtley design. This locomotive was built at Derby in 1866. This is the oldest surviving Midland Railway locomotive.

The Midland Railway Creast
 
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2005

 

Class 5 73129 on train and Midland 2-4-0 158A on Display

 

Castle Donington Power Station no1 ...Horse Van M42608

 

Class 31 108 .... Class 37314

 

Class EM2 on display in the Matthew Kirtley Exhibition Hall.

 

British Railways  Class 02 and 03

 

SPT 101 692 ... Boots No.2 P.N. 8292...Class 20 001

 

Signal Boxes

Swanwick Junction signal box

Butterley CF signal box

Hammersmith signal box

Linby Station and Linby Colliery Sidings signal boxes