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Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:BW, LMS, Royal Scot, Steam, West Midlands
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Date modified5-Feb-13 13:15
46101 1950c Brinklow

46101 1950c Brinklow

Rebuilt �Royal Scot� No.46101 Royal Scots Grey on an Up express with an unusual suffix to the train reporting number, �London� in vertical lettering. It was one of a handful of Scots which were given self-cleaning smokeboxes, hence the �SC� plate below the shedplate. These were not successful because they had an adverse effect on the steaming, and it appears that only a handful of the rebuilt engines were modified. No.46101 was converted to taper boiler in November 1945 and was fitted with smoke deflectors in August 1949.