B1 Class loco 61306 Mayflower

B1 Class loco 61306 Mayflower lets of steam heading off from Winchfield following a water stop with the Steam Dreams Victoria to Bath & Bristol tour on the 7th March 2019.
Built in 1948 by the North British Locomotive Company in Glasgow for the London & North Eastern Railway, 61306 Mayflower is one of two surviving B1 Class locomotives. Withdrawn from service in 1967 she was restored at Steamtown Carnforth and worked on a number of railtours in the 1970’s Acquired by the owner of Steam Dreams railtours in 2014, she returned to the mainline in 2015 before being withdrawn for an extensive overhaul. Resplendent in the early British Railways apple green livery as she was originally given when delivered in 1948 she returned to full mainline operation in early 2019.
Mayflower has two cylinders, 6 driving wheels, a firebox grate area of 30 square feet and can operate at 75mph.
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B1 Class loco 61306 Mayflower

B1 Class loco 61306 Mayflower
B1 Class loco 61306 Mayflower lets of steam heading off from Winchfield following a water stop with the Steam Dreams Victoria to Bath & Bristol tour on the 7th March 2019.
Built in 1948 by the North British Locomotive Company in Glasgow for the London & North Eastern Railway, 61306 Mayflower is one of two surviving B1 Class locomotives. Withdrawn from service in 1967 she was restored at Steamtown Carnforth and worked on a number of railtours in the 1970’s Acquired by the owner of Steam Dreams railtours in 2014, she returned to the mainline in 2015 before being withdrawn for an extensive overhaul. Resplendent in the early British Railways apple green livery as she was originally given when delivered in 1948 she returned to full mainline operation in early 2019.
Mayflower has two cylinders, 6 driving wheels, a firebox grate area of 30 square feet and can operate at 75mph.
Ref:
PE 4036
Date:
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