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The Waverley
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No: 7503   Contributor: Dave Forbes   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: BR Crewe   Country: England
The Waverley

The much loved 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' blows off steam whilst waiting at Carlisle Citadel on 19th September 2009.

Have a look at picture #7009 for another pic of the Waverley
Picture added on 20 September 2009 at 08:26
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Regarding the nameplate, apparently during its service with BR this locomotive ran on various occassions with either black or red nameplate backgrounds. In April 2009, while it was being prepared for main line runs, those involved could not agree on whether to use those with black or red backgrounds, so in the end they decided to have one of each! Of course both cannot be seen at the same time. It would be interesting to know whether "odd" nameplates are still being carried. Do any visitors to this site know?

Added by Peter Langsdale on 09 January 2013.
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