This is the view circa 1991 of our 16 Roundhouse locomotive shed, with some but not all of the locomotives being prepared for the days work. left to right, Bagnal 'Hazel'; Hunslet 'Dinorwic', Romulus 'Tom Snoxell', Romulus 'Louisa Jane', Hunlset 'Susie-M', Romulus 'River Rythe', NG15 'Douglas' & LMS Royal Scott 'The Lancer' .
This class of locomotive represents one of the most powerful express passenger locomotives used in Britain. Known colloquially as ‘Duchesses’, the locomotives worked the West Coast Main Line.
There are three surviving "Duchesses", City of Birmingham, Duchess of Sutherland and Duchess of Hamilton
This true to scale model is seen on the roundhouse apron with Stan Williams in 1995
The locomotive is seen here with Ian Proctor driving Grand Parade, the locomotive was built by Ron Warren in 1995.
The locomotive is now at the Great Cockcrow Railway at Chertsey in Surrey
the locomotive is still owned by Keith Barnes and now runs in Linconshire.