Old Photograph LNER Class V1 Steam Train Eastfield Glasgow Scotland


Old photograph of an LNER Class V1 steam train in Eastfield Glasgow, Scotland. The London and North Eastern Railway Class V1 locomotives were designed by Sir Nigel Gresley. A total of 82 were built. They were first used in Scotland on the Glasgow to Edinburgh and Helensburgh services. On 8 September 1933, locomotive No. 2902 was hauling a passenger train that collided with wagons on the line at Bowling, West Dunbartonshire due to a signalman's error. Five people were injured. Eastfield was a steam shed under British Railways with the depot code 65A.



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