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Haymarket: A2 Pacific 60535 Hornets Beauty, sporting a 64B Haymarket shedplate, with the 4pm Waverley - Perth train at platform 2 of its home station in May 1959. The locomotive was eventually withdrawn in 1965 after some notable performances on the Edinburgh - Dundee - Aberdeen route.
Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) [29/05/1959]


Thornaby: J26 0-6-0 no 65763 phtographed on Sunday 29 May 1960 stabled for the weekend in the yard of its home shed at Thornaby.
Middlesbrough Branch (Stockton and Darlington Railway)
K A Gray [29/05/1960]


Thornaby Shed: A8 4-6-2T 69860 stands face to face with classmate 69869 in the shed yard at Thornaby on 29 May 1960. Both locomotives were withdrawn from here the following month.
Tees Marshalling Yard (British Railways)
K A Gray [29/05/1960]


Thornaby MPD: A8 4-6-2T no 69869 photographed on Thornaby shed in May 1960, just a month before official withdrawal.
Middlesbrough Branch (Stockton and Darlington Railway)
K A Gray [29/05/1960]


Thornaby Shed: Q6 0-8-0 no 63373, sporting a burned smokebox door, stands amongst a band of brothers at Thornaby in May 1960.
Tees Marshalling Yard (British Railways)
K A Gray [29/05/1960]


Thornaby Shed: J25 0-6-0 65720 stands in the shed yard at Thornaby in May 1960. The locomotive, built at Gateshead in 1902, continued in service here for a further two years.
Tees Marshalling Yard (British Railways)
K A Gray [29/05/1960]


Thornaby MPD: WD Austerity 2-8-0 no 90072 stands in the shed yard at Thornaby in May 1960.
Middlesbrough Branch (Stockton and Darlington Railway)
K A Gray [29/05/1960]


Busby Junction: Britannia Pacific 70002 Geoffrey Chaucer passing Busby Junction on 29 May 1964 with the 5.30pm Glasgow St Enoch - Carlisle.
Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway
John Robin [29/05/1964]