Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 53, Sale 293

Closing Days: Bidding closes on Wednesday, 28 October at 5:00pm with "Final Bid" on Thursday, 29 October & Friday, 30 October 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 293, Auction Lot 53

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Lot 53

Shedplates

2A
A shedplate 2A Rugby (1935 to September 1963), then Tyseley (September 1963 until closure to steam November 1966). The ex LNWR shed at Rugby was home to around 100 locos in the 1950s. A handful of Patriots, Jubilees, Britannias and a solitary Princess Royal made up the 60 locos there during the 1960s, before it was recoded 1F. Ex GWR Tyseley was moved to the LMR in 1963 but retained GWR locos to within a few months of closure; Castles, Halls, and Granges being of note. Repainted. £100-200
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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 293, Lot 53

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