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I have studied this photo on numerous occasions and I do not think it is 46220. I haven't the foggiest idea how I missed it; I mention elsewhere on this site about getting up close and personal with a photographer's work in Photoshop, but in this case I obviously didn't get close enough!The number on the cabside is definitely not 46220, I think it is 46235; this loco also had the crown motif attached above its nameplate. Bob Johnstone has added his comments on the Guest Book page; Bob writes - 'Another update I'm afraid. It was a spotter's paradise, and I wish I could have gone there more often, but as the journey involved catching a train from Leeds and changing stations at Manchester, my mother had a morbid fear that her small boy could get lost somewhere along the way.It never dawned on me that she had another, more tangible reason, like 'Mother Love', for example, but since she offered no other explanation, her refusal seemed very unfair.
' every time, and that was the end of the matter - or, rather, it was the beginning of another...
The loco was repainted red in 1941, de-streamlined early in 1946 and became BR 46221.
It moved to Crewe North in 1958 and then Camden, Crewe North again and finally Carlisle Upperby from where it was withdrawn in May 1963, although by that time it had already been in store at Upperby since the previous November. Measuring 71½" long, the front of the plate was repainted black and the brass polished, but the back was is in completely original condition, while the edges retaining the original chrome plating.
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.