BR Standards at Barrow Hill
Well almost but it is not all it seems. Back in 2004 at the October Steam Gala at Barrow Hill Roundhouse there was an attempt to recreate the Willsden Shed 1954 Gala with the same. or similar, locomotives around the turntable. Of the three locomotives seen here two are more fake than the third.
- 70037, Hereward the Wake, is a actually Britannia Class 70000 in disguise as 70037 was scrapped many years ago.
- No BR 2MT Tank engines survived into preservation so 84019 is actually an ex LMS Ivatt Class 2 engine 41312 renumbered for the event.
- The BR 4MT tank 80135 actually carried that number in service.
The Christmas De...