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45149 in preservation - 2019
45149 waiting at Toddington as 7820 'Dinmore Manor' arrives with the 13:55 from Cheltenham RC. 27/12/19. Chris Taylor
Moving forward to couple to the rear of the train. 27/12/19. Chris Taylor
45149 brings up the rear as 'Dinmore Manor' departs Toddington for Broadway. 27/12/19. Chris Taylor
45149 arrives at Toddington with the 15:10 from Broadway, with 'Dinmore Manor' on the rear. 27/12/19. Chris Taylor
45149 in preservation - 2013
45149 (still in undercoat) on its first loaded test run in preservation stands at Winchcombe on 02/07/13. Chris Taylor
45149 on its first loaded test run in preservation on 02/07/13. Chris Taylor
45149 arrives at Cheltenham on its successful first loaded test run in preservation on 02/07/13. This was following a 16 year restoration from scrap condition. Chris Taylor
45149 runs round at Cheltenham following its first loaded test run in preservation on 02/07/13. Chris Taylor
45149 in BR service
45149 at St Pancras on 14/03/81.
45149 at Bletchley on a diverted Midland Mainline express to Euston in 1982.
45149 at Toton Depot in 1984.
45149 at Manchester Victoria in October 1985.
45149 at St Pancras in 1978.
45149 freshly painted in Derby Works in September 1985.
45149 in Bristol Bath Road Depot on 20/09/86.
45149 at Manchester Victoria with 15:18 Llandudno - York on 17/02/86
45149 at Stalybridge with 12:03 Liverpool - Scarborough on 31/12/86
45149 hauls the last Bristol - Derby TPO at Worcester on 17/01/87.
45149 enters York with a Trans-Pennine service on 17/02/87
45149 stabled at Churchyard Sidings, St Pancras on 23/08/87, showing the unofficial 'Phaeton' name, only carried for the final 3 weeks of BR service.
45149 stored inside Cricklewood Depot following withdrawal in September 1987.
45149 at Leicester in 1992, prior to purchase by Pete Waterman.
45149 on an isolated section of track at Heysham in 1993.
45149 on arrival in Toddington Yard in 1997, following purchase by the CMDG.
A bogie lift to replace a defective traction motor.
The Power Unit on a flat wagon undergoing restoration.
Pistons and liners from the A bank of the engine being overhauled in 2006.
Work ongoing on the No.2 nose end.
Inside the shed at Toddington on 07/03/10.
Restoration of No.2 end cab on 23/04/11.
Outside Toddington shed on 23/04/11 during one of the early start ups of the engine.
Undergoing bodywork restoration on 07/04/13.
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