Britannia was built at Crewe, completed on 2 January 1951. She was the first British Railways standard locomotive to be built and the first of 55 locomotives of the Britannia class. The locomotive was named at a ceremony at Marylebone Station by the then Minister for Transport Alfred Barnes on 30 January 1951. The BR Locomotive Naming Committee were determined …
This is a Green LNER Thompson Class B1 Introduced in 1942, the first example, No. 8301, was named Springbok in honour of a visit by Jan Smuts. The first 40 of the class were named after breeds of antelopes and the like, and they became known as bongos after 8306 Bongo. 274 were built by the LNER
This is a Polly Model Engineering Polly V
A 5 inch gauge “Metre Maid”, 0-6-2 sister to the ever popular “Sweet Pea” and sharing the same boiler, cylinders and valve gear.