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Click here to visit the company's fascinating site.Keith Woodside dropped me a line; he writes - 'Hello David, I have been visiting your website for nigh on three years now and there is one photo that has been bugging me.It is E R Morten's picture, reputedly of LMS 46220 'Coronation' at Crewe.This loco ran a few months in BR maroon livery with a bevelled smokebox top - the only member of the class to do so.
My thanks to Alan Taylor of Fleetwood for the additional(Above-Below) In 1937 the LMS decided to commemorate the coronation of King George VI with the introduction of a new non-stop 'Coronation Scot' express between London Euston and Glasgow.
Click on photo to see the full 'Coronation Scot' train.(Above-Below) A locomotive nameplate 'CITY OF CHESTER' as carried by the LMSR 4-6-2 Pacific 'Princess Coronation' class 7P (later 8P) loco No 6239 built at Crewe in September 1939 to Lot 150.