RailPictures.Net Photo: 2500 London Midland & Scottish Railway Steam 2-6-4T at York, United Kingdom by Graham Williams
 
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London Midland & Scottish Railway (more..)
Steam 2-6-4T (more..)
National Railway Museum (more..)
York, United Kingdom (more..)
July 05, 2008
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2500 (more..)
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On display at the National Railway Museum, York. No. 2500 was the first of the 37 three-cylinder 2-6-4 express passenger tank locomotives designed especially for the London Tilbury and Southend line of the London Midland & Scottish railway (LMS) The third cylinder was provided to allow increased acceleration between the many stops on the suburban commuter L.T.&S.R. line. The 37 locos of the class worked the route from 1934 until electrification in 1962. 2500 is the only survivor of the class.
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