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Darlington Works

The Stockton & Darlington Railway opened Darlington Works in 1863, and built the first new locomotive there in 1864, to an S&D design. North Eastern railway designs began to come out of the Works, known locally as North Road Shops, in 1868. 120 of Sir Vincent Raven's Q6 o-8-0s had been built by 1921, followed by 15 of the more powerful Q7 0-8-0s. After the Grouping in 1923, there came Gresley K3 2-6-0s. V2 2-6-2s, K4 2-6-0s and A1 Pacific 4-6-2s. Steam locomotives continued to be be built there after nationalisation in 1948, in the form of BR Standard Class 2 locomotives. Although the Works were enlarged in 1954, rationalisation of the BR Workshops Division in 1962 saw them run down and they closed in 1966. The site is now occupied by a Morrison's supermarket.
J72 0-6-0T Joem 69023 Joem but where and when was this taken - she does look a little unloved. Photo courtesy of ...
68088 at Barrowhill Date 2000 ?? Location does look like Barrowhill Y7 0-4-0T 68088/985 on a short shuttle. Now t...
BR Standard Class 2MT 2-6-0 78018 Photographed during restoration at the Great Central Railway workshop at Loughborough on 22 April 20...
BR Standard Class 2 2-6-0 78019 Photographed at the Great Central Railway, Loughborough, on 22 April 2013. See also picture #4335. ...
63395 with a great rake of wagons The date is a guess but the location must be the Great Central Q6 0-8-0 63395 with the Windcutter...

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