Lmr 600 Gordon

Lmr 600 Gordon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Longmoor Military Railway number 600 Gordon is a preserved British steam locomotive. It was built during World War II to the War Department "Austerity" 2-10-0 design by the North British Locomotive Co. at its Hyde Park Works in Glasgow in 1943, and was the last steam locomotive owned by the British Army. 600 was only the second engine to emerge out of a class which eventually numbered 150 engines. The Locomotive was named in honour of the Royal Engineers most famous General, Charles Gordon. After the war it was used by the Royal Engineers on the Longmoor Military Railway in Hampshire, UK. When the LMR closed in 1969 it was preserved on the Severn Valley Railway, arriving there in 1972 and operating from the following year. as of 2005 it awaits overhaul.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135789651
  • 9786135789652