A significant inmate of Barry was LMS 'Jubilee' class no. 45699 'Galatea', one of only four survivors of a class of At one time thought to be beyond restoration, having had its centre driving wheels cut, the loco is now being restored at Carnforth.
34058 'Sir Frederick Pile' was rebuilt from the 'Air-Smoothed' original in 1960 and lasted precisely 4 years before being condemned as 'life-expired'? It arrived here at Barry in 1964 and had already spent 10 years here when this shot was taken.Finally bought for preservation it was to wait until 1986 before leaving for the Avon-Valley Railway at Bitton nr Bristol. This engine has now moved on to the Mid-Hants-Rly for the restoration to hopefully be completed.
Train Graveyard that Helped Preserve Britain's Steam Engines