Two of the Southern Regions finest engines that have survived into the 21st century are spending some time north of their old running grounds.
850, Lord Nelson, in Malachite Green, leaves Ramsbottom on the East Lancashire Railway. Part of the National collection, 850 is the lead locomotive of the Lord Nelson class, designed to haul the boat trains between London and the South coast.
Over on the Great Central Railway Sir Lamiel, 30777, stands in the shed yard at Loughborough. painted in BR Green livery, 30777 is the last remaining member of the N15 - King Arthur class of the Southern Regions locomotive fleet.
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