Old Photograph Steam Train The Snapper Railway Station Haymarket Edinburgh Scotland


Old photograph of the Class V2 steam train The Snapper in the railway station at Haymarket in Edinburgh, Scotland. The London and North Eastern Railway Class V2 2-6-2 steam locomotives were designed by Sir Nigel Gresley for express mixed traffic work, and built at the LNER shops at Doncaster and Darlington. England, between 1936 and 1944. The V2s' swansong came on the Edinburgh to Aberdeen run, working alongside the last LNER A2s and A4s. The entire class was withdrawn from service between 1962 and 1966.



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