The hosting costs of websites on this system have historically been covered by advertising. However changes in the way people use the internet, including ad-blocking mean that the revenues no longer cover the expenses. For this reason we will be closing this website within the next two months unless we can find a different model. If any users of the site would be interested in the possibility of taking this incredible archive or pictures and comments over including paying for hosting, please get in touch.
Librapix Link

Train Photos

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
46443, LMS Ivatt Class 2 2-6-0
Train Photos
No: 6280   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: BR Crewe   Country: England
46443, LMS Ivatt Class 2 2-6-0

Photographed at Bewdley in the "Rock" siding during the Severn Valley Railway Steam Gala on 8 March 2009. It's easy to see where the name of the siding originated!
A total of 128 of these Moguls were built between 1946 and 1953, mostly at Crewe. 20 were built by LMS and given the numbers 6400-19. On nationalisation in 1948 40000 was added to their numbers to become 46400-19. The remaining 108 locomotives of the class, numbered 46420-46527 were built by British Railways, and from 46465 (Darlington, 1951) an increase in cylinder diameter of 1/2 inch yielded a Tractive Effort of 18,510 lbs., 1,100 lbs. greater than the original design. The LMS classified them 2F, BR as 2MT.
They are affectionately nicknamed "Mickey Mouse" engines, and seven of them have been preserved.
Both 46443 and 46521 appeared in a film version of The Seven-Per-Cent Solution. For this role both locomotives were heavily disguised to have a European flavour, and the filming was carried out on the Severn Valley Railway.

See also picture #6286
Picture added on 10 March 2009
This picture is in the following groups
Severn Valley Railway, England
add commentComments:
Built at Crewe Works in 1950.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 29 August 2011.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

BR Crewe

Coronation Scot 70000 Britannia being turned46229 Duchess of HamiltonWebb 0-6-2T Coal Tank 1054 (BR 58926)Pure 1968 - the take over is imminent!!Foul Weather at Ropley!!Brit at the seasideLast one of the year - sadCromwell under THAT roofA red 41241
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Bus and Coach Photos