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20c. More Workshop and Shed Yard Pictures at Loughborough Locomotive Depot

See also 20a. Trip 1 on The Great Central Railway from Leicester to Loughborough * 20b. Trip 2 on the GCR - The Winter Gala January 2009 and the visit of 70013 Oliver Cromwell * 20d. Diesels on the GCR * 20e. The GR8 Escape April 2011 and other railway links at bottom of page.

West Country Class 34039 BOSCASTLE undergoing restoration in the GCR workshop at Loughborough (June 2015)

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: Lots of locomotives packed into the shed-works, LMS 2-8-0 8624 next to GNR tank engine 1744.

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: Two ex LMS/BR locos are under reconstruction-rebuilding-restoration in the works near Loughborough Central station. Stanier 'Black Five' 4-6-0 Class 5MT locomotive 45305 (above) and Class 4MT 2-6-4T tank engine 42085 (below) in the Loughborough workshops. 45305 is ex LMS 5305 and built by Armstrong Whitworth and Company in Newcastle in 1937 (see pictures of 45305 back in working order). BR standard class 42085 was built in Brighton in 1951.

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: 4953 PITCHFORD HALL stands by Standard Class 2MT 78019 in the locomotive depot yard.

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: 4953 PITCHFORD HALL

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: The cab of 70013 OLIVER CROMWELL and the boiler Stanier Black Five 45305, 78019 behind on the left.

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: Class 3F 0-6-0T tank engine 'Jinty' 47406 under restoration outside the Loughborough workshops. 47406 was built at the Vulcan Foundry in 1926. Ex LMS locomotive 16489 and 7406.

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: Jinty 47406 a year later in splendidly restored condition.

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: 47406, ? and ?

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: 6990 WITHERSLACK HALL

Boiler of 6990  and boiler of ?????

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: 6990 WITHERSLACK HALL once of 81A Old Oak Common locomotive depot serving Paddington Station in London.

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: 0-6-0T tank engine 8082 and standard class 4-6-0 locomotive 73156

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: A partial 'x-ray' portrait of 73156 !

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: 73156 and 46521

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: 63601 next to 70013

 

See also 20a. Trip 1 on The Great Central Railway from Leicester to Loughborough * 20b. Trip 2 on the GCR - The Winter Gala January 2009 and the visit of 70013 Oliver Cromwell * 20d. Diesels on the GCR * 20e. The GR8 Escape April 2011

 

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