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L&YR Class 5 2-4-2T 1008 (BR 50621)
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No: 8568   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: Other   Country: England
L&YR Class 5 2-4-2T 1008 (BR 50621)

Photographed at the National Railway Museum, York, on 24 April 2007.
Built at Horwich Works on 28 February 1889 to an Aspinall design for the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. 309 of this Class 2P locomotive were built, of which BR inherited 109 in 1948. No. 1008 became LMS no. 10621, and was eventually withdrawn on 30 September 1954.
Picture added on 07 April 2010 at 12:22
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National Railway Museum, York and Shildon, England
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This was the first locomotive to be completed at the Horwich Works, near Bolton, which had been constructed by the L&YR to succeed the Miles Platting Works in Manchester.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 22 October 2012.
Which side would this loco (50795 in particular) be driven from please?

Added by Doug Waring on 08 July 2018.
Most railways in the UK eventually had signals on the left, so their locomotives generally had left hand drive. However there were of course exceptions, and I do't have a positive answer in respect of the L&Y.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 10 July 2018.
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