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by Deadofnight
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pre grouping & BR naming committee / convention
Replies: 4
Views: 2855

Re: Pre grouping & BR naming committee / convention

Thank you for the update and National archive source to explore further, I will take this up .

Thanks again
by Deadofnight
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pre grouping & BR naming committee / convention
Replies: 4
Views: 2855

Re: Pre grouping & BR naming committee / convention

Thanks for your response, what I was really looking for was taking Jubilee’s as a class for example how they decided upon the names of the locomotives, I can see one of the groupings is of states from the empire/commonwealth and then there are other names Nelson, impregnable etc, I was trying to und...
by Deadofnight
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pre grouping & BR naming committee / convention
Replies: 4
Views: 2855

Pre grouping & BR naming committee / convention

Can anybody help with recommending a book or source to research on the background to how names were allocated to the various classes of locomotives of pre grouping companies & subsequently BR.

Thanks
by Deadofnight
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: BR stock of steam locomotives 01/01/64 & 01/01/65
Replies: 0
Views: 1495

BR stock of steam locomotives 01/01/64 & 01/01/65

As no doubt many people have during lockdown I have been sorting through my old notes & records and I am searching for the number of steam locomotives in capital stock on the above dates to help put my records into a bit more context. I would appreciate if anyone has any information on these or wher...