THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER
Stanier Black Five Class 5MT 4-6-0 locomotive 45407
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Below: 45407 entering Grosmont Tunnel. Stanier Black Five BR 45407, originally LMS 5407, was built by Armstrong Whitworth in Scotswood, Newcastle in 1937.
The Stanier 4-6-0 'Black Fives' like 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER were built by the London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) and designed for passenger trains and express freight trains (mixed traffic 5MT rating).
45407 heading for the tunnel at Grosmont.
45407 is owned by railway engineering company Riley and Son, one of 18 surviving Black 5 locomotives.
Technical detail specifications of locomotive 45407/5407: Boiler pressure of 45407/5407: 225 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 45407/5407: loco 72.1 tons, tender 53.7 tons, Wheel diameter of 45407/5407: 3' 3½'', 6' 0", Valve gear of 45407/5407: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 45407/5407: 18½" x 28" (O), Tractive effort of 45407/5407: 25450 lbf., BR Power classification of 45407/5407: Class 5MT
Black Five 45407 accompanying 46100 ROYAL SCOT through York Station on their way to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (21/03/17)
Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 45407 standing in Grosmont Station
45407 "THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER" built by AW 1937. 45407 was initially allocated to Kettering locomotive depot and worked the Midland main line from London St Pancras to Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield and is now well looked after on the East Lancashire Railway at Bury.
45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER is owned by railway engineering company Riley and Son, and is one of 18 surviving Black Five locomotives. 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER started its working life from Kettering depot working on the Midland mainline but in the 1960s it was transferred to several depots, finally ending up at Lostock Hall in 1968 (picture near end of page). The East Lancashire Railway is the current base for 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER and is painted in BR mixed traffic black livery.
45407 Coaling up at Grosmont locomotive sheds.
45407 pulls into Whitby station with a train from Grosmont
Black Five 45407, early morning in Grosmont Shed yard.
45407 passing fellow Black 5 44871
A sequence of photos of 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER passing Grosmont shed
NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Likewise, steam locomotive Stanier Black Five 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER
Stanier Black Five 4-6-0 locomotive number 45407 on 'THE SCARBOROUGH SPA EXPRESS' in York Station
45407 at Levisham, passing 60019
Stanier Black Five 45407 at Lostock Hall depot in the summer of 1968 where it was awaiting the scrapyard, which it, as you see above, fortunately escaped (photographed supplied by Neil Hargreaves of Newport, Essex, many thanks).
The last days of the Black Fives, but 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER steams on, pulling many tour trains for us enthusiasts!
A very grubby 'Black Five' steam locomotive, but still working in 1966 !!!
So, 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER still reminds of the 'good old days' of steam trains!
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