Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 September 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 234, Auction Lot 309
Lot 309 A nameplate, CHARLES DICKENS, from the BR Standard Class 7MT Britannia 4-6-2 No 70033 built at Crewe and allocated new to Holyhead on 13 December 1952. It moved the following month to Longsight where it spent seven years. Its later sheds included Trafford Park, Willesden, Crewe North and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 15 July 1967 and sold for scrap to Campbells at Airdrie on 3 October 1967. Cast brass, length 54¾", the front repainted. £8000-12000