Bank Hall Locomotive Depot in 1948: two ex-Lancashire & Yorkshire engines outside the smaller through Shed: ex-L&Y 1F 0-6-0T No. 11535, fitted with dumb buffers and swinging spark-arrestor for working in the Docks; behind it is Class 30 6F 0-8-0 No. 12782. (Beyond can be glimpsed an 8F 2-8-0 with the unusual combination of 'M' as well as the BR initial '4' added to its number). Photo: 20 June 1848 by Ben Brooksbank, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Recording Locomotive Sightings 1943 - 1968
A generation of enthusiasts recorded the movements of locomotives around the railway system. These records of visits to locomotive depots have been collected and carefully analysed to provide an overall portrait for the period 1943 to 1968. During that period of steam's final years, there was a marked change from the pre-grouping types that still found work at a few depots, to the modern BR designs that worked until the end in 1968. The handling of freight and passenger services was a major undertaking from town and cities, ports, coal mines and factories. All of it traversed the labyrinth of lines that criss-crossed the country. There were numerous 'sheds' spread throughout the length and breadth of the land that provided and serviced the vast army of steam locomotives (20,000 in 1948). Here is just a taste of that history.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Carlisle Kingmoor 1945 - 1948

Carlisle Kingmoor
Pre Grouping Ownership - Caledonian Railway
type:A brick built 8TS through road shed with a repair section.
location:On the east side of the main line about 1.5 miles north of Carlisle station.
access:A cinder path went from Etterby Road to the shed.
Site Location -
Photo Feature -
Shed Profileallocation195019591965
cl 2P 4-4-0LMS340
cl 4P 2-6-4T (St)LMS020
opened:1876, rebuilt in 1916cl 4P 4-4-0LMS700
closed:1968cl 5F 2-6-0 (H/F)LMS29260
cl 4MT 2-6-0LMS007
shed codescl 3F 0-6-0 (J)Midland040
1945 - 194912Acl 4F 0-6-0 (F)Midland941
1949 - 195868Acl 4F 0-6-0LMS741
1958 - 196812Acl 5MT 4-6-0LMS455062
Patriot 4-6-0LMS002
Jubilee 4-6-0LMS14184
Royal Scot 4-6-0LMS004
cl 3F 0-6-0TLMS074
cl 8F 2-8-0LMS580
cl 3F 0-6-0T (M)Cal1470
cl 3F 0-6-0 (M)Cal110
Britannia 4-6-2BR0016
Clan 4-6-2BR055
BR cl 9F 2-10-0BR0013
WD 2-8-0WD220
WD 2-10-0WD610
Sunday 8 April 19459.20am - 9.45am12Atotal:93
cl 2P 4-4-0cl 5F 2-6-0 (H/F)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 5MT 4-6-0Jubilee 4-6-0
598271626B401612A480917A557912A Punjab
60212A274412Acl 4F 0-6-0482012A558112A Bihar & Orissa
603274912A40495005558212A Central Provinces
69412D R275212A40693C5006564430A Howe
cl 4P 4-4-0277112A418112A508112A564820A Wemyss
92820A278012A418312A R508212A569412A Bellerophon
113912A278412A418912A509612A571312A Renown
114012A280428B4191510012A R571412A Revenge
114112A283012Acl 8F 2-8-0512612A571512A Invincible
1147283112A814020B515112A572712A Inflexible
114930A283512A814520G515212A572812A Defiance
cl 3F 0-6-0T287712A815031D526012A572912A Furious
740812B287812A826415A529111A573012A Ocean
cl 7F 0-8-0287812A826620D53251A573112A Perseverance
928825G287930D8275536312A573212A Sanspareil
cl 3F 0-6-0T (Cal)288012A830128C536412ARoyal Scot 4-6-0
1623112A288312A830228C542912A611720A Welsh Guardsman
1624812A290512A8331543212A R0-6-0 diesel
1626612Acl 5F 2-6-0 (St)8332R544312A R7112
1633212A29565B864415A545229AR - Repair Shop
Shed Codes1A Willesden3C Walsall5B Crewe South11A Carnforth12A Carlisle Kingmoor
12B Carlisle Upperby12D Workington15A Wellingborough17A Derby19C Canklow20A Leeds Holbeck
20B Stourton20D Normanton20G Hellifield25G Farnley Junction26B Agecroft28B Dalry Road
28C Carstairs29A Perth30A Corkerhill30D Ayr31D Grangemouth
Sunday 28 July 194612Atotal:107
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)cl 5F 2-6-0 (H/F)cl 5MT 4-6-0Jubilee 4-6-0
43220A274212A R481121A R534812B556220A Alberta R
55618C274312A484920A536231A557712A Bengal
cl 2P 4-4-0274412A R486019B536312A558112A Bihar & Orissa
56720A R275112A487812A541412B R558327A Assam
57130B279520B488412A545412A564122A Sandwich
59430A280212A488812A547229A564330A Rodney
65612D283212A488826A548212A564630A Napier
cl 4P 4-4-0283612A489812A548328A565120A Shovell
106920A288212A490312Acl 8F 2-8-0571312A Renown
111030A288412A492429A806318B571412A Revenge
114212A290512A49525A806912A571612A Swiftsure
cl 4P 4-6-0 (Cal)290612A R5008807812A572712A Inflexible
1465128Acl 4F 0-6-0504930A808512A572912A Furious
GSWR 3F 0-6-2T418112A508112A808812A573012A Ocean
1690512A418912A508212A814731D573212A Sanspareil
1692012A419912A509612A815812ARoyal Scot 4-6-0
cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)426716A511912A816512A614327A South Staffordshire Reg.
386812A R453719C512612A828419A61665A London Rifle Brigade
390212Acl 3F 0-6-0T (Cal)8312Princess Royal 4-6-2
392212A1623512A1633212A833612A62038A Princess Margaret Rose
400112A1624812A1634012A838912Acl 3F 0-6-0 (Cal)cl 7F 0-8-0 (F)
400912A1631012A1637412A849115Bcl 2F 0-6-0 (Clf)0-6-0 diesel
401612A1632712A2844112E R7115
Shed Codes5A Crewe North8A Edge Hill12A Carlisle Kingmoor12B Carlisle Upperby12D Workington
12E Moor Row15B Kettering16A Nottingham18B Westhouses18C Hasland19A Sheffield
19B Millhouses19C Canklow20A Leeds Holbeck20B Stourton21A Saltley22A Bristol Barrow Rd.
25A Wakefield26A Newton Heath27A Polmadie28A Motherwell29A Perth30A Corkerhill
30B Hurlford31A St. Rollox31D Grangemouth
Sunday 11 April 194812Atotal:98
cl 2P 4-4-0cl 5F 2-6-0 (H/F)cl 5MT 4-6-0Jubilee 4-6-0
61512A271726B479128A502928B556412A New South Wales
62312H273631D486912B508412A565120A Shovell
65412B273930D487912A4509612A56745A Duncan
cl 4P 4-4-0274212A488312A510012A571312A Renown
90212G274312A489912A512712A571412A Revenge
92329A274412A490012A515831A572812A Defiance
113912A274512A498029A531112A573112A Perseverance
114012A280212A499312A532312A573212A Sanspareil
114112A280312A499412A536412Acl 3F 0-6-0T (Cal)cl 8F 2-8-0
cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)283212A500512A53695A1623512A807020A
389930B285012A500912A544312A1626612A8153ex 31E
cl 4F 0-6-0cl 3P 4-4-0 (Cal)502212A548212A1634012AWD 2-10-0
419720Fcl 4P 4-6-0 (Cal)cl 4P 4-6-2T (Cal)cl 3F 0-6-0 (Cal)1637412A0-6-0 diesel
419912A1463028C1536112F1757730Ccl 3F 0-6-0T711512A
432412A1465028AGSWR 3F 0-6-2T739112B
Shed Codes5A Crewe North11A Carnforth12A Carlisle Kingmoor12B Carlisle Upperby12F Beattock
12G Dumfries12H Stranraer17A Derby20A Leeds Holbeck20B Stourton20F Skipton
25A Wakefield26B Agecroft28A Motherwell28B Dalry Road28C Carstairs29A Perth
30B Hurlford30C Ardrossan31A St. Rollox31D Grangemouth31E Dawsholm
Whitelegg designed these 0-6-2T for use on the Glasgow & South Western Railway in 1919.  16905, was the last of the class and is here seen at Carlisle shortly before it was withdrawn in 1948.  Two other engines of the class had been sold to work at Ashington Colliery and survived until 1953 and 1956 respectively.

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