Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 7 March 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 276, Auction Lot 110
Lot 110 A smokebox numberplate, 90581, from a War Department Austerity 2-8-0 built by Vulcan Foundry, Works No 4942, in October 1943 to Ministry of Supply order, WD No 77126. Loaned new to the LNER, it returned to the WD in November 1944 and was stored until purchased by BR in December 1949 and allocated to Wakefield where, with the exception of five months at Sowerby Bridge in 1953, it remained until withdrawal on 24 November 1964. It was cut up at Darlington Works. The front repainted. £300-400
 This lot sold for £460 to commission or postal bidder number 4932.

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