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.

Saturday, 27 December 2014

Peterborough Spital Bridge & East sheds

Peterborough Spital Bridge
Pre Grouping Ownership - Midland Railway opened:1872closed:1960
type:A brick built roundhouse.prior to 195016B
location:On the west side of the line, north of the Peterborough North station.1950 - 195835C
Google MapPhoto FeaturePhotoAllocations1958 - 196031F
Sunday 18 July 193716B7pm - 7.20pmtotal:39
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J)cl 1P 0-4-4T (J)cl 2F 0-6-0 (J)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 4F 0-6-0BG 2-6-6-2T
3371367142335512294338383980407942934968
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)1422cl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)3854398140974296cl 8F 2-8-0
411533cl 1F 0-6-0T (J)33613920415243768089
50455018841895cl 1P 2-4-0 (J)cl 1P 2-4-2T (Wb)42294518cl 3F 0-6-0T (J)
cl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)cl 4P 2-6-4T (F)20204202386686423845197202
1159233142394522cl 3F 0-6-0T
7270
Sunday 31 July 193816Btotal:37
cl 2P 4-4-2T (LTS)cl 1P 0-4-4T (J)cl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)cl 4F 0-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0
210316A136716B359918A40583D43952A806916B
cl 4P 2-6-4T (St)142216Bcl 3F 0-6-0 (D)40831A443516B84642A
255616B142316B383316A412716A451816Bcl 3F 0-6-0T (J)
cl 1P 2-4-0 (J)cl 1F 0-6-0T (J)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)415216B452116B720216B
2020416B184716B383816B417116B452216Bcl 3F 0-6-0T
2023816B188416B38412C417216BBG 2-6-6-2T727016B
cl 4P 4-6-0 (POW)cl 6F 0-8-0393918A417316B4987762216B
257522A92272A394119E417416B
398116B
Shed Codes1A Willesden2A Rugby2C Warwick3D Aston16A Nottingham
16B Spital Bridge18A Toton19E Belle Vue
Allocation - November 1945 (55)cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)LMS1cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)Midland9
cl 3P 4-4-0 (J)Midland2cl 1F 0-6-0T (J)Midland2cl 5F 2-6-0 (H/F)LMS2
cl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)Midland6cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)Midland10cl 4F 0-6-0LMS18
cl 3F 0-6-0T (J)Midland1cl 3F 0-6-0TLMS4
Sunday 17 February 194616Btotal:51
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)cl 3P 4-4-0 (J)cl 2F 0-6-0 (J)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 4F 0-6-0cl 6F 0-8-0
40816B75616B305018A385416B409716B92002F
41016B76716B312317A392116B410816A92292A
52016Bcl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)cl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)393222B421816Bcl 7F 0-8-0
53216B105521A331217A395716B423916B89142C
53316Bcl 1F 0-6-0T (J)334017B398016B450916Bcl 3F 0-6-0T
54616B184616B345816Acl 8F 2-8-0451916B726916B
55216B188416B359817A817818A452116B727016B
55816Bcl 4P 2-6-4T (St)362918A820518A452216B756616B
56916B24522A365116Bcl 5MT 4-6-0456220D762216B
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)cl 5F 2-6-0 (H/F)cl 3F 0-6-0 (D)540717Acl 3F 0-6-0T (J)
18016B29311A382618A720216B
Shed Codes1A Willesden2A Rugby2C Warwick2F Coventry16A Nottingham
16B Spital Bridge17A Derby17B Burton-on-Trent18A Toton20D Normanton
21A Saltley22B Bristol Barrow Rd
Sunday 1 June 194716Btotal:45
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)cl 4P 2-6-4T (St)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 4F 0-6-0cl 5MT 4-6-0
40816B25772A385718D409716B447616B52365B
41016Bcl 1F 0-6-0T (J)386416B414016C45082Acl 3F 0-6-0T (J)
53216B184616B389816B415516B451816B720216B
cl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)cl 2F 0-6-0 (J)392016B421816B452216Bcl 3F 0-6-0T
93016B356615B392517D422717C456617A726916B
107321B229132C394318A423916B459121A727016B
11522Acl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)395716B427316Bcl 8F 2-8-0756616B
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)337116B396118A429616B834618D762216B
18016B365216B441416A850725Acl 7F 0-8-0
912215B
Shed Codes2A Rugby2C Warwick5B Crewe South15B Kettering16A Nottingham
16B Spital Bridge16C Kirkby-in-Ashfield17A Derby17C Coalville17D Rowsley18A Toton
18D Staveley B. Hill21A Saltley21B Bournville25A Wakefield
Sunday 23 May 194816Btotal:34
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)cl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 4F 0-6-0cl 5MT 4-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0
41016B331716B385916B408216B51895B814315B
48515C365216B386416B409716B54042A832120C
4053216Bcl 3F 0-6-0 (D)395716B415516Bcl 3F 0-6-0T840018A
4053316B382118A395816A423916B726916B840321A
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)cl 1F 0-6-0T (J)398016B4439416D727016Bcl 7F 0-8-0
19316A184616B398116B447616B756616B491582A
451816B492782A
451916B
Shed Codes2A Rugby5B Crewe South15B Kettering15C Leicester Midland16A Nottingham
16B Spital Bridge16D Mansfield18A Toton20C Royston21A Saltley
Allocation - September 1950 (43)cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)Midland7cl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)LMS2
cl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)Midland2cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)Midland6cl 4F 0-6-0LMS19
cl 3F 0-6-0TLMS6C12 4-4-2TGNR
Sunday 19 November 195035Ctotal:42
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)cl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)cl 4F 0-6-0cl 5MT 4-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0
4041035C4331935C4405335C4429635C450285A481652A
4048235Ccl 4F 0-6-0 (F)440614B4442721A453752A483432A
4053235C4386335C4411035C4445835Ccl 3F 0-6-0T4865316A
4055835C4386435C4411735C4447635C4726935CWD 2-8-0
4055935C4395416A4415235C4450935C4727035C9019135A
cl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)4398035C4420121A4451835C4762135C9050135C
4106121B4401218A4421835C4452021A4765935C
C12 4-4-2T (GNR)4423835C4452235C
6736235C4423935C4458315C
Shed Codes2A Rugby4B Northampton5A Crewe North15C Leicester Midland16A Nottingham
18A Toton21A Saltley21B Bournville35A New England35C Spital Bridge
Sunday 22 April 195135C11.20am - 11.40amtotal:43
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)cl 4MT 2-6-4T (St)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 4F 0-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0
4040135C425852A4385435C4411735C4451935C481652A
4041035Ccl 4MT 2-6-04386435C4423835C4452235C4829316A
4048235C4306435C4395735C4423935Ccl 3F 0-6-0T4830217A
4049735Ccl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)4398135C4427335C4726935C483202A
4053235C4365135C4398521A4437118A4727035C4839420D
4055935CC12 4-4-2T (GNR)cl 5MT 4-6-04441416A4756635CWD 2-8-0
cl 4P 4-4-0 (D)6736235C450445B444914B4762135C9006335A
4100615Ccl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)4450935C4762235C9044735A
411722A4451835C4765935C9050135A
Shed Codes2A Rugby4B Northampton5B Crewe South15C Leicester Midland16A Nottingham
17A Derby18A Toton20D Normanton21A Saltley35A New England35C Spital Bridge
Sunday 4 May 195235Ctotal:45
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)cl 4MT 2-6-4T (St)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 4F 0-6-0cl 3F 0-6-0TWD 2-8-0
4040135C424942A4385718D4411035C4756635C9006335C
4041035C425675D4385917A4411735C4762135C9009635A
4048235Ccl 4MT 2-6-04386435C4418421A4762235C9044735C
4053635C4306435C4398035C4421835C4765935C9050135C
4054835Ccl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)4398135C4423835Ccl 3F 0-6-0 (D)cl 8F 2-8-0
C12 4-4-2T (GNR)4324016Acl 7F 0-8-04423935C4379918A4805519C
6736235C4353835C490701E4433321ABG 2-6-6-2T4807518A
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (Fb)4365135C491142A4451935C4797518A4834118D
4218117A493212E4452135C4797918A4836718A
Shed Codes1E Bletchley2A Rugby2E Northampton5D Stoke-on-Trent16A Nottingham
17A Derby18A Toton18D Staveley B. Hill19C Canklow21A Saltley35A New England
Sunday 4 October 195335Ctotal:52
cl 2P 4-4-0 (J/F)cl 4F 0-6-0cl 5MT 4-6-0D16 4-4-0J39 0-6-0
4041940A4403415C4450935C448602A6256835C6471935C
cl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)4409735C4451935C4489625G6259935C6472335C
4106040A4411316A4452135C4490168AJ11 0-6-06478935C
411722A4415116A4452235C450285A6433835C6488335C
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (St)4415718Acl 3F 0-6-0 (J/D)453548BJ52 0-6-0ST6490235C
425762A4423935C4323215Ccl 8F 2-8-06875935C6495135C
cl 4MT 2-6-04424735C4325118A4836118A6878335C6496535C
4306435C4427335Ccl 4F 0-6-0 (F)484331A6879735CWD 2-8-0
C12 4-4-2T (GNR)4440621A4393318Acl 7F 0-8-0 (B-C)6880935C9044735A
6736635C4447635C4394921A494242B6883135C9050135A
6736835C494442A6888935C
Shed Codes1A Willesden2A Rugby2B Nuneaton5A Crewe North8B Warrington
15C Leicester Midland16A Nottingham18A Toton21A Saltley25G Farnley Junction35A New England
35C Spital Bridge40A Lincoln68A Carlisle Kingmoor
Sunday 17 October 195435Ctotal:48
cl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)cl 4MT 2-6-0cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 4F 0-6-0J39 0-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0
411222A4312735C4396216A4409735C6478935C4810715C
411722AD16 4-4-04397418A4414817C6489135C4830615C
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (Fb)6253535C4399018A4418521A6489635C4854518D
4217417A6253635CJ52 0-6-0ST4427335C6490135CWD 2-8-0
426732A6255135C6875935C4447635C6490235C9006335C
C12 4-4-2T (GNR)6256835C6878335C S4450935C6495135C9015635C
6736635C6259935C6879735C4451935C6496535C9044735C
6736835C6260935C6880935C S4452135Ccl 7F 0-8-09050135C
6738035CJ11 0-6-06888935C4452235C493283Acl 7F 0-8-0 (B-C)
6433835C S494462A
Shed Codes2A Rugby3A Bescot15C Leicester Midland16A Nottingham17A Derby
17C Coalville18A Toton18D Staveley B. Hill21A Saltley35C Spital Bridge
Sunday 15 May 195535Ctotal:39
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (Fb)C12 4-4-2T (GNR)cl 4F 0-6-0J39 0-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0
4214617A6736835C4409735C4451835C6478935C4830615C
D16 4-4-06738035C4410317C4451935C6488335C4835318B
6256835Ccl 5MT 4-6-04411035C4452235C6489635C4853918D
6258735C448362A4417621Acl 4F 0-6-0 (F)6490135CWD 2-8-0
6259935C448622A4423935C4391716A6490235C9006335C
6260935CJ52 0-6-0ST4440315C4395735C6495435C9015635C
cl 4MT 2-6-06880935C4447635C6496535Ccl 7F 0-8-0 (B-C)
4308035A6888935C4450935C6498135C494472A
Shed Codes2A Rugby15C Leicester Midland16A Nottingham17A Derby17C Coalville
18B Westhouses18D Staveley B. Hill21A Saltley35A New England35C Spital Bridge
Sunday 18 March 195635Ctotal:36
cl 4P 4-4-0 (3 cyl)cl 4MT 2-6-0cl 4F 0-6-0B12 4-6-0J39 0-6-0
411652A4312735C4409735C4451935C6153835C6471935C
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (St)C12 4-4-2T (GNR)4411035C4452135C6156735B6472335C
425762A6735235C4415235C4452235Ccl 5MT 4-6-06488335C
D16 4-4-06738035C4424735Ccl 4F 0-6-0 (F)450383D6490135C
6255135CWD 2-8-04427335C4393015CB1 4-6-06498135C
6256835C9044735C4446321Acl 7F 0-8-06104735Ccl 3F 0-6-0T
6259935C9070338A4447635C490022Bcl 8F 2-8-04728235C
6260935C4451835C492305B4836718A
Shed Codes2A Rugby2B Nuneaton3D Aston5B Crewe South15C Leicester Midland
18A Toton21A Saltley35B Grantham35C Spital Bridge38A Colwick
Sunday 23 June 195735Ctotal:29
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (Fb)cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 5MT 4-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0cl 7F 0-8-0J39 0-6-0
420622A4397915A448602A4851715C489142A6471935C
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (St)cl 4F 0-6-0451912E4867218A491585C6472335C
425762A4424735CB1 4-6-04870918Acl 3F 0-6-0T6490135C
cl 4MT 2-6-04433321A6104735C4874816A4730035C6496535C
4312735C4451935C6108335CWD 2-8-04742935C
4452235C6120535C9006335C4745835C
6134835C9050135C
Shed Codes2A Rugby2E Northampton5C Stafford15A Wellingborough15C Leicester Midland
16A Nottingham18A Toton21A Saltley35C Spital Bridge
Sunday 11 May 195831Ftotal:35
cl 3P 4-4-2T (LTS)cl 4F 0-6-0B1 4-6-0WD 2-8-0J39 0-6-0
4194931F4409731F4451831F6108331F9006331F6471931F
4197531F4411031F4451931F6109531F9044731F6472331F
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (Fb)4411315D4452131F6115631F9050131F6478931F
420622A4424731F4455415D6120431F9052831Fcl 8F 2-8-0
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (St)444735Dcl 4F 0-6-0 (F)6120531Fcl 3F 0-6-0T482032A
424892A4450931F4395731F6134831F4730031F4835018A
cl 4MT 2-6-04451521ABR 4MT 4-6-04867218A
4312731F7505731F
Shed Codes2A Rugby5D Stoke-on-Trent15D Coalville18A Toton21A Saltley
31F Spital Bridge
Allocation - March 1959 (34)cl 3P 4-4-2TLTS3cl 4MT 2-6-0LMS1
cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)Midland1cl 4F 0-6-0LMS12cl 3F 0-6-0TLMS1
B1 4-6-0LNER7D16 4-4-0LNER3J39 0-6-0LNER2
WD 2-8-0WD4
Sunday 3 May 195931Ftotal:34
cl 3P 4-4-2T (LTS)cl 5MT 4-6-0B1 4-6-0cl 4F 0-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0WD 2-8-0
4194931F4469015C6109631F4411031F4821641D9006331F
4196931F449152A6120431F4415231F4826615C9044731F
4197531F4528021A6120531F4415615D4838418A9050131F
cl 4MT 2-6-4T (Fb)D16 4-4-06134831F4447631F484232A9052831F
4210956F6259731Fcl 4F 0-6-0 (F)4450931FJ39 0-6-00-6-0 diesels
cl 4MT 2-6-06261331F4391121A4451931F6490131FD2238D2240
4312731FB17 4-6-0cl 3F 0-6-0T
6163732B Thorpe Hall4730031F
Shed Codes2A Rugby15C Leicester Midland15D Coalville18A Toton21A Saltley
31F Spital Bridge32B Ipswich41D Canklow56F Low Moor
Spital Bridge shed closed on 1st February 1960
Peterborough East
Pre Grouping Ownership - Great Eastern Railwayopened:1846closed:
type:Two 3TS dead ended sheds, one owned by the Midland and the by the Great Eastern Railways.
location:On the north side of the line at the east end of Peterborough East station.
Google MapPhoto FeaturePhoto
Sunday 18 July 19377.50pm - 8.10pmtotal:44
C12 4-4-2T (GNR)D9 4-4-0 (GCR)D2 4-4-0 (GNR)J20 0-6-0 (GER)J3 0-6-0 (GNR)J17 0-6-0 (GER)
4503601360253046437282788290338708882028207
J67 0-6-0T (GER)6016603143354374J15 0-6-0 (GER)08382048209
74006024436875327859J4 0-6-0 (GNR)82058235
J66 0-6-0T (GER)D53 4-4-0 (M&GN)D14 4-4-0 (GER)J19 0-6-0 (GER)403708982068236
72857313044D5325288895814181444154090J16 0-6-0 (GER)
7312814208709281608208
Sunday 31 July 1938total:45
J67 0-6-0T (GER)D9 4-4-0 (GCR)D2 4-4-0 (GNR)J19 0-6-0 (GER)J3 0-6-0 (GNR)J17 0-6-0 (GER)
7400601360193046D28140814408381868207
J66 0-6-0T (GER)60156042D3 4-4-0 (GNR)81418241J4 0-6-0 (GNR)82038209
72857313D53 4-4-0 (M&GN)43418142826108908782048211
7312044050D16 4-4-0 (GER)8143J15 0-6-0 (GER)82058235
J69 0-6-0T (GER)0490778796J20 0-6-0 (GER)7508785982068236
7328C12 4-4-2T (GNR)D52 4-4-0 (M&GN)827682787543J6 0-6-0 (GNR)
45030110763537
Peterborough East shed closed on 30th April 1939, but locos continued to use the facilities until as late as 1960

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