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This page lists the named locomotives from 1948 in the following groups:

London Midland Region, Eastern Region and B.R. standard stock.

Earlier names carried are shown in italics.

Class names or former pre-grouping company are shown in the third column for the first of each type.

 

London Midland Region

 

42313

(The Prince)

4P 2-6-4T

45154

Lanarkshire Yeomanry

Class 5

45156

Ayrshire Yeomanry

 

45157

The Glasgow Highlander

 

45158

Glasgow Yeomanry

 

45500

Patriot (Croxteth)

Patriot

45501

St Dunstan's (Sir Frank Ree)

 

45502

Royal Naval Division

 

45503

The Royal Leicestershire Regiment

(The Leicestershire Regiment)

 

45504

Royal Signals

 

45505

The Royal Army Ordnance Corps

 

45506

The Royal Pioneer Corps

 

45507

Royal Tank Corps

 

45509

The Derbyshire Yeomanry

 

45511

Isle of Man

 

45512

Bunsen

 

45514

Holyhead

 

45515

Caernarvon

 

45516

The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

Regiment

 

45518

Bradshaw

 

45519

Lady Godiva

 

45520

Llandudno

 

45521

Rhyl

 

45522

Prestatyn

 

45523

Bangor

 

45524

Blackpool (Sir Frederick Harrison)

 

45525

Colwyn Bay (E Tootal Broadhurst)

 

45526

Morecambe and Heysham

 

45527

Southport

 

45528

REME

 

45529

Stephenson (Sir Herbert Walker, K C B)

 

45530

Sir Frank Ree

 

45531

Sir Frederick Harrison

 

45532

Illustrious

 

45533

Lord Rathmore

 

45534

E Tootal Broadhurst

 

45535

Sir Herbert Walker K C B

 

45536

Private W Wood, V C

 

45537

Private E Sykes, V C

 

45538

Giggleswick

 

45539

E C Trench

 

45540

Sir Robert Turnbull

 

45541

Duke of Sutherland

 

45543

Home Guard

 

45545

Planet

 

45546

Fleetwood

 

45548

Lytham St Annes

 

45552

Silver Jubilee

Jubilee

45553

Canada

 

45554

Ontario

 

45555

Quebec

 

45556

Nova Scotia

 

45557

New Brunswick

 

45558

Manitoba

 

45559

British Columbia

 

45560

Prince Edward Island

 

45561

Saskatchewan

 

45562

Alberta

 

45563

Australia

 

45564

New South Wales

 

45565

Victoria

 

45566

Queensland

 

45567

South Australia

 

45568

Western Australia

 

45569

Tasmania

 

45570

New Zealand

 

45571

South Africa

 

45572

Eire (Irish Free State)

 

45573

Newfoundland

 

45574

India

 

45575

Madras

 

45576

Bombay

 

45577

Bengal

 

45578

United Provinces

 

45579

Punjab

 

45580

Burma

 

45581

Bihar and Orissa

 

45582

Central Provinces

 

45583

Assam

 

45584

North West Frontier

 

45585

Hyderabad

 

45586

Mysore

 

45587

Baroda

 

45588

Kashmir

 

45589

Gwalior

 

45590

Travancore

 

45591

Udaipur

 

45592

Indore

 

45593

Kolhapur

 

45594

Bhopal

 

45595

Southern Rhodesia

 

45596

Bahamas

 

45597

Barbados

 

45598

Basutoland

 

45599

Bechuanaland

 

45600

Bermuda

 

45601

British Guiana

 

45602

British Honduras

 

45603

Solomon Islands

 

45604

Ceylon

 

45605

Cyprus

 

45606

Falkland Islands

 

45607

Fiji

 

45608

Gibraltar

 

45609

Gilbert and Ellice Islands

 

45610

Ghana (Gold Coast)

 

45611

Hong Kong

 

45612

Jamaica

 

45613

Kenya

 

45614

Leeward Islands

 

45615

Malay States

 

45616

Malta G C (Malta)

 

45617

Mauritius

 

45618

New Hebrides

 

45619

Nigeria

 

45620

North Borneo

 

45621

Northern Rhodesia

 

45622

Nyasaland

 

45623

Palestine

 

45624

St Helena

 

45625

Sarawak

 

45626

Seychelles

 

45627

Sierra Leone

 

45628

Somaliland

 

45629

Straits Settlements

 

45630

Swaziland

 

45631

Tanganyika

 

45632

Tonga

 

45633

Aden (Trans-Jordan)

 

45634

Trinidad

 

45635

Tobago

 

45636

Uganda

 

45637

Windward Islands

 

45638

Zanzibar

 

45639

Raleigh

 

45640

Frobisher

 

45641

Sandwich

 

45642

Boscawen

 

45643

Rodney

 

45644

Howe

 

45645

Collingwood

 

45646

Napier

 

45647

Sturdee

 

45648

Wemyss

 

45649

Hawkins

 

45650

Blake

 

45651

Shovell

 

45652

Hawke

 

45653

Barham

 

45654

Hood

 

45655

Keith

 

45656

Cochrane

 

45657

Tyrwhitt

 

45658

Keyes

 

45659

Drake

 

45660

Rooke

 

45661

Vernon

 

45662

Kernpenfelt

 

45663

Jervis

 

45664

Nelson

 

45665

Lord Rutherford of Nelson

 

45666

Cornwallis

 

45667

Jellicoe

 

45668

Madden

 

45669

Fisher

 

45670

Howard of Effingham

 

45671

Prince Rupert

 

45672

Anson

 

45673

Keppel

 

45674

Duncan

 

45675

Hardy

 

45676

Codrington

 

45677

Beatty

 

45678

De Robeck

 

45679

Armada

 

45680

Camperdown

 

45681

Aboukir

 

45682

Trafalgar

 

45683

Hogue

 

45684

Jutland

 

45685

Barfleur

 

45686

St Vincent

 

45687

Neptune

 

45688

Polyphemus

 

45689

Ajax

 

45690

Leander

 

45691

Orion

 

45692

Cyclops

 

45693

Agamemnon

 

45694

Bellerophon

 

45695

Minotaur

 

45696

Arethusa

 

45697

Achilles

 

45698

Mars

 

45699

Galatea

 

45700

Amethyst (Britannia)

 

45701

Conqueror

 

45702

Colossus

 

45703

Thunderer

 

45704

Leviathan

 

45705

Seahorse

 

45706

Express

 

45707

Valiant

 

45708

Resolution

 

45709

Implacable

 

45710

Irresistible

 

45711

Courageous

 

45712

Victory

 

45713

Renown

 

45714

Revenge

 

45715

Invincible

 

45716

Swiftsure

 

45717

Dauntless

 

45718

Dreadnought

 

45719

Glorious

 

45720

Indomitable

 

45721

Impregnable

 

45722

Defence

 

45723

Fearless

 

45724

Warspite

 

45725

Repulse

 

45726

Vindictive

 

45727

Inflexible

 

45728

Defiance

 

45729

Furious

 

45730

Ocean

 

45731

Perseverance

 

45732

Sanspareil

 

45733

Novelty

 

45734

Meteor

 

45735

Comet

 

45736

Phoenix

 

45737

Atlas

 

45738

Samson

 

45739

Ulster

 

45740

Munster

 

45741

Leinster

 

45742

Connaught

 

46100

Royal Scot

Royal Scot

46101

Royal Scots Grey

 

46102

Black Watch

 

46103

Royal Scots Fusilier

 

46104

Scottish Borderer

 

46105

Cameron Highlander

 

46106

Gordon Highlander

 

46107

Argyll and Sutherland Highlander

 

46108

Seaforth Highlander

 

46109

Royal Engineer

 

46110

Grenadier Guardsman

 

46111

Royal Fusilier

 

46112

Sherwood Forester

 

46113

Cameronian

 

46114

Coldstream Guardsman

 

46115

Scots Guardsman

 

46116

Irish Guardsman

 

46117

Welsh Guardsman

 

46118

Royal Welch Fusilier

 

46119

Lancashire Fusilier

 

46120

Royal Inniskilling Fusilier

 

46121

Highland Light Infantry,

City of Glasgow Regiment (H L I)

 

46122

Royal Ulster Rifleman

 

46123

Royal Irish Fusilier

 

46124

London Scottish

 

46125

3rd Carabinier (Lancashire Witch)

 

46126

Royal Army Service Corps (Sanspareil)

 

46127

Old Contemptibles (Novelty)

 

46128

The Lovat Scouts (Meteor)

 

46129

The Scottish Horse (Comet)

 

46130

The West Yorkshire Regiment (Liverpool)

 

46131

The Royal Warwickshire Regiment (Planet)

 

46132

The King's Regiment, Liverpool (Phoenix)

 

46133

The Green Howards (Vulcan)

 

46134

The Cheshire Regiment (Atlas)

 

46135

The East Lancashire Regiment (Samson)

 

46136

The Border Regiment (Goliath)

 

46137

The Prince of Wales's Volunteers

(South Lancashire) (Vesta)

 

46138

The London Irish Rifleman (Fury)

 

46139

The Welch Regiment (Ajax)

 

46140

The King's Royal Rifle Corps (Hector)

 

46141

The North Staffordshire Regiment

(Caledonian)

 

46142

The York and Lancaster Regiment (Lion)

 

46143

The South Staffordshire Regiment (Mail)

 

46144

Honourable Artillery Company (Ostrich)

 

46145

The Duke of Wellington's Regt., (West Riding)

(Condor)

 

46146

The Rifle Brigade (Jenny Lind)

 

46147

The Northamptonshire Regiment (Courier)

 

46148

The Manchester Regiment (Velocipede)

 

46149

The Middlesex Regiment (Lady of the Lake)

 

46150

The Life Guardsman

 

46151

The Royal Horse Guardsman

 

46152

The King's Dragoon Guardsman

 

46153

The Royal Dragoon

 

46154

The Hussar

 

46155

The Lancer

 

46156

The South Wales Borderer

 

46157

The Royal Artilleryman

 

46158

The Loyal Regiment

 

46159

The Royal Air Force

 

46160

Queen Victoria's Rifleman

 

46161

King's Own (The King’s Own)

 

46162

Queen's Westminster Rifleman

 

46163

Civil Service Rifleman

 

46164

The Artists' Rifleman

 

46165

The Ranger (12th London Regt.)

 

46166

London Rifle Brigade

 

46167

The Hertfordshire Regiment

 

46168

The Girl Guide

 

46169

The Boy Scout

 

46170

British Legion

(Fury as high pressure compound 6399)

 

46200

The Princess Royal

Princess Royal

46201

Princess Elizabeth

 

46202

Princess Anne

 

46203

Princess Margaret Rose

 

46204

Princess Louise

 

46205

Princess Victoria

 

46206

Princess Marie Louise

 

46207

Princess Arthur of Connaught

 

46208

Princess Helena Victoria

 

46209

Princess Beatrice

 

46210

Lady Patricia

 

46211

Queen Maud

 

46212

Duchess of Kent

 

46220

Coronation

Princess

Coronation

46221

Queen Elizabeth

 

46222

Queen Mary

 

46223

Princess Alice

 

46224

Princess Alexandra

 

46225

Duchess of Gloucester

 

46226

Duchess of Norfolk

 

46227

Duchess of Devonshire

 

46228

Duchess of Rutland

 

46229

Duchess of Hamilton

 

46230

Duchess of Buccleuch

 

46231

Duchess of Atholl

 

46232

Duchess of Montrose

 

46233

Duchess of Sutherland

 

46234

Duchess of Abercorn

 

46235

City of Birmingham

 

46236

City of Bradford

 

46237

City of Bristol

 

46238

City of Carlisle

 

46239

City of Chester

 

46240

City of Coventry

 

46241

City of Edinburgh

 

46242

City of Glasgow

 

46243

City of Lancaster

 

46244

King George VI (City of Leeds)

 

46245

City of London

 

46246

City of Manchester

 

46247

City of Liverpool

 

46248

City of Leeds

 

46249

City of Sheffield

 

46250

City of Lichfield

 

46251

City of Nottingham

 

46252

City of Leicester

 

46253

City of St Albans

 

46254

City of Stoke-on-Trent

 

46255

City of Hereford

 

46256

Sir William A Stanier, F R S

 

46257

City of Salford

 

54379

Loch Insh

Loch

54385

Loch Tay

 

54397

Ben-y-Gloe

Ben

54398

Ben Alder

 

54399

Ben Wyvis

 

54401

Ben Vrackie

 

54403

Ben Attow

 

54404

Ben Clebrig

 

54409

Ben Alisky

 

54410

Ben Dearg

 

54415

Ben Bhach Ard

 

54416

Ben A’Bhuird

 

54764

Clan Munro

Clan

54767

Clan Mackinnon

 

58000

Queen of the Belgians

Prince of Wales

58001

Lusitania

 

58010

Sirocco

Precursor

25321

Lord Loch

George the Fifth

58012

Ptarmigan

 

No number

Wren (1’6” gauge 0-4-0ST)

LYR

 

Eastern Region

 

60001

Sir Ronald Matthews (Garganey)

A4

60002

Sir Murrough Wilson (Pochard)

 

60003

Andrew K McCosh (Osprey)

 

60004

William Whitelaw (Great Snipe)

 

60005

Sir Charles Newton

(Capercaillie, Charles H Newton)

 

60006

Sir Ralph Wedgwood (Herring Gull)

 

60007

Sir Nigel Gresley

 

60008

Dwight D Eisenhower (Golden Shuttle)

 

60009

Union of South Africa

 

60010

Dominion of Canada (Woodcock)

 

60011

Empire of India

 

60012

Commonwealth of Australia

 

60013

Dominion of New Zealand

 

60014

Silver Link

 

60015

Quicksilver

 

60016

Silver King

 

60017

Silver Fox

 

60018

Sparrow Hawk

 

60019

Bittern

 

60020

Guillemot

 

60021

Wild Swan

 

60022

Mallard

 

60023

Golden Eagle

 

60024

Kingfisher

 

60025

Falcon

 

60026

Miles Beevor (Kestrel)

 

60027

Merlin

 

60028

Walter K Whigham (Sea Eagle)

 

60029

Woodcock

 

60030

Golden Fleece (Great Snipe)

 

60031

Golden Plover

 

60032

Gannet

 

60033

Seagull

 

60034

Lord Faringdon (Peregrine)

 

60035

Windsor Lad

A3

60036

Colombo

 

60037

Hyperion

 

60038

Firdaussi

 

60039

Sandwich

 

60040

Cameronian

 

60041

Salmon Trout

 

60042

Singapore

 

60043

Brown Jack

 

60044

Melton

 

60045

Lemberg

 

60046

Diamond Jubilee

 

60047

Donovan

 

60048

Doncaster

 

60049

Galtee More

 

60050

Persimmon

 

60051

Blink Bonny

 

60052

Prince Palatine

 

60053

Sansovino

 

60054

Prince of Wales (Manna)

 

60055

Woolwinder

 

60056

Centenary

 

60057

Ormonde

 

60058

Blair Athol

 

60059

Tracery

 

60060

The Tetrarch

 

60061

Pretty Polly

 

60062

Minoru

 

60063

Isinglass

 

60064

Tagalie (William Whitelaw)

 

60065

Knight of Thistle (Knight of the Thistle)

 

60066

Merry Hampton

 

60067

Ladas

 

60068

Sir Visto

 

60069

Sceptre

 

60070

Gladiateur

 

60071

Tranquil

 

60072

Sunstar

 

60073

St Gatien

 

60074

Harvester

 

60075

St Frusquin

 

60076

Galopin

 

60077

The White Knight

 

60078

Night Hawk

 

60079

Bayardo

 

60080

Dick Turpin

 

60081

Shotover

 

60082

Neil Gow

 

60083

Sir Hugo

 

60084

Trigo

 

60085

Manna

 

60086

Gainsborough

 

60087

Blenheim

 

60088

Book Law

 

60089

Felstead

 

60090

Grand Parade

 

60091

Captain Cuttle

 

60092

Fairway

 

60093

Coronach

 

60094

Colorado

 

60095

Flamingo

 

60096

Papyrus

 

60097

Humorist

 

60098

Spion Kop

 

60099

Call Boy

 

60100

Spearmint

 

60101

Cicero

 

60102

Sir Frederick Banbury

 

60103

Flying Scotsman

 

60104

Solario

 

60105

Victor Wild

 

60106

Flying Fox

 

60107

Royal Lancer

 

60108

Gay Crusader

 

60109

Hermit

 

60110

Robert The Devil

 

60111

Enterprise

 

60112

St Simon

 

60113

Great Northern

A1/1

60114

W P Allen

A1

60115

Meg Merrilies

 

60116

Hal o' the Wynd

 

60117

Bois Roussel

 

60118

Archibald Sturrock

 

60119

Patrick Stirling

 

60120

Kittiwake

 

60121

Silurian

 

60122

Curlew

 

60123

H A Ivatt

 

60124

Kenilworth

 

60125

Scottish Union

 

60126

Sir Vincent Raven

 

60127

Wilson Worsdell

 

60128

Bongrace

 

60129

Guy Mannering

 

60130

Kestrel

 

60131

Osprey

 

60132

Marmion

 

60133

Pommern

 

60134

Foxhunter

 

60135

Madge Wildfire

 

60136

Alcazar

 

60137

Redgauntlet

 

60138

Boswell

 

60139

Sea Eagle

 

60140

Balmoral

 

60141

Abbotsford

 

60142

Edward Fletcher

 

60143

Sir Walter Scott

 

60144

King's Courier

 

60145

Saint Mungo

 

60146

Peregrine

 

60147

North Eastern

 

60148

Aboyeur

 

60149

Amadis

 

60150

Willbrook

 

60151

Midlothian

 

60152

Holyrood

 

60153

Flamboyant

 

60154

Bon Accord

 

60155

Borderer

 

60156

Great Central

 

60157

Great Eastern

 

60158

Aberdonian

 

60159

Bonnie Dundee

 

60160

Auld Reekie

 

60161

North British

 

60162

Saint Johnstoun

 

60500

Edward Thompson

A2

60501

Cock o' the North

 

60502

Earl Marischal

 

60503

Lord President

 

60504

Mons Meg

 

60505

Thane of Fife

 

60506

Wolf of Badenoch

 

60507

Highland Chieftain

 

60508

Duke of Rothesay

 

60509

Waverley

 

60510

Robert The Bruce

 

60511

Airborne

 

60512

Steady Aim

 

60513

Dante

 

60514

Chamossaire

 

60515

Sun Stream

 

60516

Hycilla

 

60517

Ocean Swell

 

60518

Tehran

 

60519

Honeyway

 

60520

Owen Tudor

 

60521

Watling Street

 

60522

Straight Deal

 

60523

Sun Castle

 

60524

Herringbone

 

60525

A H Peppercorn

 

60526

Sugar Palm

 

60527

Sun Chariot

 

60528

Tudor Minstrel

 

60529

Pearl Diver

 

60530

Sayajirao

 

60531

Bahram

 

60532

Blue Peter

 

60533

Happy Knight

 

60534

Irish Elegance

 

60535

Hornet's Beauty

 

60536

Trimbush

 

60537

Bachelor's Button

 

60538

Velocity

 

60539

Bronzino

 

60800

Green Arrow

V2

60809

The Snapper, The East Yorkshire

Regiment, The Duke of York's Own

 

60835

The Green Howard, Alexandra,

Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment

 

60847

St Peter's School, York, AD 627

 

60860

Durham School

 

60872

King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

 

60873

Coldstreamer

 

60964

The Durham Light Infantry

 

61000

Springbok

B1

61001

Eland

 

61002

Impala

 

61003

Gazelle

 

61004

Oryx

 

61005

Bongo

 

61006

Blackbuck

 

61007

Klipspringer

 

61008

Kudu

 

61009

Hartebeeste

 

61010

Wildebeeste

 

61011

Waterbuck

 

61012

Puku

 

61013

Topi

 

61014

Oribi

 

61015

Duiker

 

61016

Inyala

 

61017

Bushbuck

 

61018

Gnu

 

61019

Nilghai

 

61020

Gemsbok

 

61021

Reitbok

 

61022

Sassaby

 

61023

Hirola

 

61024

Addax

 

61025

Pallah

 

61026

Ourebi

 

61027

Madoqua

 

61028

Umseke

 

61029

Chamois

 

61030

Nyala

 

61031

Reedbuck

 

61032

Stembok

 

61033

Dibatag

 

61034

Chiru

 

61035

Pronghorn

 

61036

Ralph Assheton

 

61037

Jairou

 

61038

Blacktail

 

61039

Steinbok

 

61040

Roedeer

 

61189

Sir William Gray

 

61215

William Henton Carver

 

61221

Sir Alexander Erskine-Hill

 

61237

Geoffrey H Kitson

 

61238

Leslie Runciman

 

61240

Harry Hinchcliffe

 

61241

Viscount Ridley

 

61242

Alexander Reith Gray

 

61243

Sir Harold Mitchell

 

61244

Strang Steel

 

61245

Murray of Elibank

 

61246

Lord Balfour of Burleigh

 

61247

Lord Burghley

 

61248

Geoffrey Gibbs

 

61249

Fitzherbert Wright

 

61250

A Harold Bibby

 

61251

Oliver Bury

 

61357

Earl Kitchener of Khartoum

 

61358

Earl Roberts of Kandahar

 

61379

Mayflower

 

61482

Immingham

B4

61600

Sandringham

B2/17

61601

Holkham

 

61602

Walsingham

 

61603

Framlingham

 

61604

Elveden

 

61605

Lincolnshire Regiment (Burnham Thorpe)

 

61606

Audley End

 

61607

Blickling

 

61608

Gunton

 

61609

Quidenham

 

61610

Honingham Hall

 

61611

Raynham Hall

 

61612

Houghton Hall

 

61613

Woodbastwick Hall

 

61614

Castle Hedingham

 

61615

Culford Hall

 

61616

Fallodon

 

61617

Ford Castle

 

61618

Wynyard Park

 

61619

Welbeck Abbey

 

61620

Clumber

 

61621

Hatfield House

 

61622

Alnwick Castle

 

61623

Lambton Castle

 

61624

Lumley Castle

 

61625

Raby Castle

 

61626

Brancepeth Castle

 

61627

Aske Hall

 

61628

Harewood House

 

61629

Naworth Castle

 

61630

Tottenham Hotspur (Thoresby Park)

 

61631

Serlby Hall

 

61632

Royal Sovereign (Belvoir Castle)

 

61633

Kimbolton Castle

 

61634

Hinchingbrooke

 

61635

Milton

 

61636

Harlaxton Manor

 

61637