Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 1 June 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 262, Auction Lot 185
Lot 185 A smokebox numberplate, 45527, from a LMS Class 7P Patriot Class 4-6-0 No 5944 SOUTHPORT built at Derby in 1933, renumbered 5527 in 1934, becoming BR 45527, and named in by March 1938 after the Lancashire seaside resort. A long time Edge Hill engine, it moved late on to Llandudno Junction, Holyhead, Willesden, Carlisle Upperby and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn in December 1964 and cut up at West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co at Troon between February and April 1965. Ex loco condition. £1500-2000