B1 ‘Gladstones’

Posted: March 25, 2013 in Trains
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The Gladstone class (or B1 class) were express passenger locomotives designed for the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
They were introduced in 1878 and 38 were constructed in total. They were withdrawn from service in 1910.

Number 214 – actually named Gladstone was the first of its class and is preserved in the National railway Museum in York

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