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Era 3 (1923 to 1947) The Big Four (LNER, LMS, GWR and SR)
500 Edward Thompson entered traffic on 24 May 1946 at Gateshead, before changing sheds three times in the next four months. Eventually settling at Kings Cross from 12 September 1946, at nationalisation Edward Thompson was given the temporary British Railways number of E500, before being renumbered as 60500 on 7 October 1949.
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Apple/Doncaster Green, Lined (Silver)
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
London & North Eastern Railway A2/3
* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.
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