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Nameplates - Steam





Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "ROBERT BURNS". As carried by a Riddles designed BR Standard class 7P6F 4-6-2 No 70006 built at Crewe Works in April 1951. Allocations included Stratford, Norwich Thorpe, March and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn in May 1967. Cut up at McWilliams, Shettleston, Near Glasgow 10/67. This plate is in ex Loco condition front and back and is only the second time in auction.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "ASTON HALL". As carried by a Collett designed 49xx Hall Class ex GWR 4-6-0 No "4986" built at Swindon Works in January 1931. Allocations included Old Oak Common, Wolverhampton Stafford Road, Stourbridge Jcn, Reading and Southall from where it was withdrawn in May 1962. Cut up at Swindon Works 12/62. Aston Hall is a Grade 1 listed Jacobean house situated in the Aston district of Birmingham and was built between 1618-1635.









Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "HARTLAND" As carried by a Bulleid designed West Country class pacific 4-6-2 No 34101 complete with scroll built at Eastleigh Works in February 1950 and rebuilt in September 1960. Allocations included Bricklayers Arms, Brighton, Nine Elms, Stewarts Lane and Eastleigh from where it was withdrawn in July 1966. Having spent 12 years at Barry Scrapyard it was subsequently purchased for preservation and currently resides at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway where it is undergoing restoration. This plate is reported to have been purchased direct from the foreman at Salisbury shed whilst the locomotive was stored there on route to Woodham Bros, South Wales. The plate is first time in Auction and is in ex loco condition.

Nameplates - Diesel and Electric



Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive Nameplate "WESTERN EXPLORER" and matching Number Plate. As carried by Class 52 D1002. New to 83D Laira 19/3/62, Withdrawn 29/1/74. Name carried from new to withdrawal. To ZL Swindon Works and scrapped by 12/6/74. Both Plates Front Restored a long time ago, backs both Ex - Loco condition. A superb set.



Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive Nameplate "ROEBUCK". As carried by Class 43 Warship D841. New to 83D Laira 12/60. Nameplate carried from new until withdrawal 10/71. Cut up at Swindon Works 02/72. Totally ex loco condition.



Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "TRYFAN". As carried by Class 44 Peak D10 / 44010. New to 1B Camden 02/60 and named from new. This is a resin replacement plate fitted in the 1970s replacing the missing aluminium original. Withdrawn 05/77 and cut up at Derby Works 07/78. Cast resin on a steel back plate. Front restored.





Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "LANCASTRIA". As carried by Class 40 D223 / 40023. New to 5A Crewe North 8/59 and named at Derby Works 5/61. Withdrawn 5/81 and cut up at Crewe Works 10/84. This plate is a resin replacement and is in ex loco condition front and back.





Alloy Electric Locomotive Nameplate "BORDERER". As carried by Class 87 No 87025. New to WN Willesden 04/74. Named at Willesden depot 06/06/78 and nameplates removed 10/82. Loco later named 'County of Cheshire'. Withdrawn 12/04 and exported to Bulgaria 11/12. Ex loco condition.





Alloy Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "CAERPHILLY CASTLE / CASTELL CAERFFILI". Originally carried by Class 47 47615, previously D1929 / 47252 and later 47747. Named at Caerphilly Station on 30/4/85 as part of the GWR 150 celebrations and Nameplates removed 8/92 when loco became part of the RES fleet. Nameplates transferred to 37887 9/92 and removed 9/97. 37887 was previously D6820 / 37120. Both locos now scrapped.





Alloy Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "CLASS 37 - 'FIFTY'". As carried by Class 37 No 37601. New to 31B March 01/61 as D6705, later 37005 / 37501 / 37601. Named 09/10 until nameplates were removed 02/17. Previously named 'Teesside Steel master' and later 'Perseus'. Currently operated by Euro phoenix and on hire to Rail Operations Group. Ex loco condition.





Alloy Electric Locomotive Nameplate "COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE". As carried by Class 91 91017. New to BN Bounds Green 07/90. Named at Kings Cross station 07/07/93 and nameplates removed 11/96. Later renumbered 91117 and named 'City of Leeds', 'Cancer Research UK' and 'West Riding Limited'. Off lease 09/19 and currently awaiting export to Bulgaria with Europhoenix. Ex loco condition.





Alloy Electric Locomotive Nameplate "CREWE ELECTRIC DEPOT". As carried by Class 90 90126. New to WN Willesden 03/89 as 90026. Named at Crewe Electric Traction Depot 10/03/93. The nameplates were removed 14/10/94 when the loco was named 'Crewe International Electric Maintenance Depot'. Still in service with DB Cargo UK. Ex loco condition.





Alloy Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "FIRE FLY". As carried by Class 47 47609 / 47834. New to 87E Landore 02/65 as D1656, later 47072 / 47609 / 47834 / 47798. Named at Windsor & Eton Central station 24/08/85 as part of the GWR 150 celebrations. Nameplates removed 04/95 when loco was converted for royal train use becoming 47798 ' Prince William'. Withdrawn 02/04 and currently preserved in the National Railway Museum York. Ex loco condition.


Alloy Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "FREIGHTLINER ENVOY". As carried by Class 57 57012, previously class 47 D1854/47204/47388/47204. Name applied while under Conversion to 57012 02/00 and nameplates removed 04/07. Still in service with Direct Rail Services.





Alloy Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "MURRAY B. HOFMEYR". As carried by Class 20 20137. New to D02 Birmingham Division 04/66 as D8137. Named at Boulby Potash Mine 04/06/87 and nameplates removed 07/91. Withdrawn 12/92 and sold for preservation. Currently at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway. Ex loco condition.

  





Alloy Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "RICHARD TREVITHICK". As carried by Class 37 37417. New to 86A Cardiff Canton 02/65 as D6969 and later 37269 and 37417. Named 02/03 until nameplates removed 12/10. Previously named 'Highland Region' and 'Rail Magazine'. Loco withdrawn in 2010 and cut up. Ex loco condition.





Alloy Electric Locomotive Nameplate "SAINT NICHOLAS". As carried by Class 91 No 91009. New to BN Bounds Green 8/88. Named at Newcastle Central Station on 05/12/92 and nameplates removed 03/96. Loco later renumbered 91109 and carried the names 'The Samaritans' and 'Sir Bobby Robson'. Still in service with LNER.

Flamecut Number Panels



Electric Locomotive Flame Cut Panel "86245". As carried by Class 86 E3182 becoming 86245 04/74. Named 'Dudley Castle' and 'Caledonian'. Withdrawn 10/03 and cut up by EMR Kingsbury 06/10.



Diesel Locomotive Flame Cut Number Panel "20052". As carried by Class 20 D8052 becoming 20052 02/74 up to withdrawal 11/90. Cut up M C Metals, Glasgow 07/91.



Diesel Locomotive Flame Cut Number Panel "20072". As carried by Class 20 D8072 becoming 20072 02/74 up to withdrawal 01/92. Cut up at EMR Kingsbury 02/12.



Diesel Locomotive Flame Cut Number Panel "25148". As carried by Class 25 D5298 becoming 25148 02/74 up to withdrawal 09/81. Cut up at Swindon Works 05/82.



Diesel Locomotive Flame Cut Number Panel "26013". As carried by Class 26 D5313 becoming 26013 04/74 up to withdrawal 03/85. Cut up by V Berry Leicester 06/87.



Diesel Locomotive Flame Cut Number Panel "27033". As carried by Class 27 D5381 becoming 27033 01/73 up to withdrawal 02/86. Cut up at Thornton Yard by staff of Vic Berry 02/87.



Diesel Locomotive Flame Cut Number Panel "31325". As carried by Class 31 D5860 becoming 31325 03/74 until renumbered 31464 02/85. Withdrawn 01/91 and cut up by M C Processors Glasgow 11/91.



Diesel Locomotive Flame Cut Number Panel "47403". As carried by Class 47 D1502 becoming 47403 02/74 up to withdrawal 09/86. Cut up at J&S Metals (at Crewe Gresty Lane) 07/73.



Electric Locomotive Flame Cut Number Panel "82001". As carried by Class 82 E3047 becoming 82001 04/74 up to withdrawal 08/83. Cut up by V. Berry Leicester 02/85.

Worksplates - Steam





Worksplates - Diesel and Electric



Alloy Rectangular Diesel Hire Plate "THIS LOCOMOTIVE IS THE PROPERTY OF TRANSRAIL FREIGHT LTD". Transrail freight was created in 1994 and became part of EWS in 1996. These plates were carried on several classes including Class 37/4's on the North Wales Coast Passenger services. Ex loco condition.





Ex R.S.H. - Class 20 No D8073 becoming No 20 073





Alloy Diesel Locomotive Worksplate "BRITISH RAILWAYS CREWE BUILT 1962 - POWER EQUIPMENT BY SULZER AND CROMPTON PARKINSON LTD". As Carried by Class 45 Peak D59 becoming 45104 04/73. New to 17A Derby 02/62 and named "The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers". Withdrawn 04/88 and cut up at M C Metal Processing Glasgow 02/92.





Alloy Diesel Locomotive Worksplate "BUILT 1962 SWINDON". As carried by Class 52 Western D1005 "Western Venturer". New to 83D Plymouth Laira 06/62. Withdrawn 11/76 and cut up at Swindon Works 06/77.

  

Rectangular Brass Electric Locomotive Worksplate "ASSOCIATED ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIES - THE BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY CARRIAGE & WAGON Co LTD 1960". As carried by Class 81 E3001 becoming 81001 04/73. New to 9A Longsight 11/59. Withdrawn 07/84 and broken up by BR Staff at Crewe Works 09/86.

Cabside Numberplates



Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive Numberplate "D1062". As carried by Class 52 "Western Courier". New to 81A Old Oak Common 05/63 and withdrawn 08/74. Currently preserved at the Severn Valley Railway. Restored condition.



Brass Steam Locomotive Cabside Number plate "1440". As carried by a Collett designed ex GWR 14xx class 0-4-2T built at Swindon works in March 1935. Allocations included Exeter, Oswestry, Banbury and Gloucester Horton Road from where it was withdrawn in December 1963. Cut up at Swindon works 02/64.



Brass Steam Locomotive Cabside Number plate "1459". As carried by a C. Collett designed ex GWR 14XX class 0-4-2T built at Swindon Works in August 1935. Allocations included Oswestry, Stourbridge Jcn and Weymouth from where it was withdrawn in September 1958. Cut up at Morkot Ltd, Energlen Sidings, Caerphilly, South Wales. 04/59.



Brass Steam Locomotive Cabside Number plate "9418". As carried by a Hawksworth designed 94xx class 0-6-0PT built by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd in May 1950. Allocated to only Old Oak Common and Southall throughout its working life it was withdrawn from the latter in June 1965. Cut up at Thos Ward Briton Ferry, South Wales 10/65.



C/I Steam Locomotive Cabside Number plate "3634". As carried by a Collett designed ex GWR Class 57xx 0-6-0PT built at Swindon Works in July 1939. Allocations included Brecon, Newport Ebbw Jct and Aberdare from where it was withdrawn in July 1964. Cut up at Cashmore’s Newport, South Wales 12/64.



Brass Steam Locomotive Cabside Number plate "4986" As carried by a Collett designed 49xx Hall Class ex GWR 4-6-0 named "ASTON HALL" Built at Swindon works in January 1931. Allocations included Old Oak Common, Wolverhampton Stafford Road, Stourbridge Jcn, Reading and Southall from where it was withdrawn in May 1962. Cut up at Swindon Works 12/62. ASTON HALL is a grade 1 listed Jacobean house situated in the Aston district of Birmingham and was built between 1618-1635.



Brass Steam Locomotive Cabside Number plate "8471". As carried by a Hawksworth designed Class 94xx 0-6-0PT built by the Yorkshire Engine Co. Sheffield in May 1951. Allocations included Merthyr, Cardiff Cathays, Cardiff Canton, Cardiff East Dock, Gloucester Horton Road and Bristol Barrow Road from where it was withdrawn in June 1965. Cut up at Wards, Briton Ferry 10/65.



C/I Steam Locomotive Cabside number plate "5379" As carried by a G.J Churchward designed ex GWR Class 43xx 2-6-0 Built at Swindon Works in August 1919. Allocations included Neath, Cardiff Canton, Severn Tunnel Jct, Worcester, Shrewsbury, Oxley and Banbury from where it was withdrawn in May 1958. Cut up at Swindon Works 07/58.

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Smokebox Numberplates



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke box Number plate "45663" As carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS Jubilee Class 4-6-0 named "JERVIS" built at Derby works in January 1935. Allocations included Bristol Barrow Road, Derby, Patricroft, Speke Jcn and Warrington Dallam from where it was withdrawn in October 1964. Cut up at Ward’s Beighton, Sheffield 04/65. This plate purchased in the mid/late sixties from the storeroom at Stoke-on Trent station and is the first time in auction.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke box Number plate "55224". As carried by a McIntosh designed CR/LMS Class 2P-H 0-4-4T built at St. Rollox works in September 1914. Allocations included Polmadie, Perth and Oban from where it was withdrawn in October 1961. Cut up at Inverurie Works 02/62. This was the last steam Locomotive to work the Branch from TAYNUILT to BALLACHULISH. A very nice b/w photo of this Loco is shown on the www.railphotoprints.uk website stored on Oban shed in 1961 with the smokebox plate clearly visible.
The vendor had it given him as a young boy off the neighbour next door who was the engine driver on the last service train as stated above, over the years he has lightly cleared the front and many years ago painted the numbers, but left the rear of the plate in Ex Loco condition.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke box Number plate "43839" As carried by a Fowler designed Class 4F ex LMS 0-6-0 built at Derby Works May 1917. Allocations included only Derby and Burton being withdrawn from the latter in March 1960. Cut up at Albert Looms, Spondon yard 12/60.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke box Number plate "6971" As carried by a Hawksworth designed Modified Hall class 4-6-0 named "ATHELHAMPTON HALL" built at Swindon works in October 1947. Allocated to only Bristol Bath road and Tyseley throughout its working life it was withdrawn from the latter in October 1964. Cut up at Cashmore's Great Bridge 01/65.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Number plate "40081". As carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS Class 3P 2-6-2T built at Derby Works in March 1935. Allocations included Barrow, Warrington Dallam, Stoke, Stockport Edgeley, Nuneaton, Bangor and Carnforth from where it was withdrawn in October 1961. Cut up at Central Wagon, Barrow 05/62.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Number plate "7444". As carried by a Collett designed 0-6-0PT built at Swindon Works in February 1950. Allocated to only Carmarthen and Llanelly throughout its working life it was withdrawn from the latter in July 1964. Cut up at Bird's, Morriston, South Wales 11/64.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Number plate "48537". As carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS Class 8F built at Doncaster Works in July 1945. Allocations included Barrow Hill, Stourton and Royston from where it was withdrawn in October 1967. Cut up at Cashmore's, Great Bridge 05/68.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Number plate "5379" As carried by a G.J Churchward designed Ex GWR Class 43xx 2-6-0 Built at Swindon Works in August 1919. See above for further details.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Number plate "44696" As carried by a Stanier designed Class 5 4-6-0 built at Horwich Works in November 1950. Allocations included Trafford Park, Stockport Edgeley and Newton Heath from where it was withdrawn in May 1967. Cut up at Cohen's Kettering 02/68.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Number plate "46475" As carried by a H.G. Ivatt designed Class 4 2-6-0 Built at Darlington Works in August 1951. Allocations included Darlington, Tweedmouth and Dumfries from where it as withdrawn in July 1964. Cut up at Arnott Young, West of Scotland Shipbreaking, Troon. 10/64.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Number plate "44054" As carried by a Fowler designed Ex LMS Class 4F 0-6-0 built at Derby works in May 1925. Allocations included only Hasland and Westhouses from where it was withdrawn in December 1964. Cut up at Wards, Broughton Lane, Sheffield 05/65.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Number plate "48736" As carried by a Stanier designed Ex LMS Class 8F 2-8-0 built at Darlington Works in November 1945. Allocations included Shrewsbury, Speke Jctn, Northwich, Northampton, Nuneaton, Rugby and Crewe South from where it was withdrawn in August 1966. Cut up at Cashmore's, Great Bridge 12/66.

S & D J R Highbridge Plaque



A very rare survivor from the S & D J R at Highbridge - First time offered in auction

LNER Panoramic Maps



















Depot Plaques



Toton - Small Version







Double Arrows


Small Double Arrow


From a Class 310 unit.

Worksplates - Industrial Locos















Worksplates - Overseas



Ex G.M.A.M - S.A.R. Loco No 4099

Overseas Railwayana

















Door Plates





































London Tilbury & Southend Railway Fence Notice



Very rare survivor. Only the second one known - the other one can be seen on display in the Museum at the "Mangapps Farm Railway".

London Transport















North British Rly - C/I Mile Maker's



     

Signalbox Name Boards



C/I Signal Box Nameplate "QUEENS HEAD SOUTH" this box was officially opened in December 1907 and saw almost sixty years of service being officially closed in September 1972. It was manned until March 1967 and completely demolished before the official closure in the early summer of 1972. Queens Head sidings were near to Handsworth sttation on the former Great Western Mainline between Birmingham Snow Hill and Wolverhampton. Front restored.






Signalbox Lever Plates

  

  

  

  

Signalling - Block Instuments









Signalling - Block Instuments





Signalling - Key Tokens





Signalling - Diagrams



Signalling - Signal Arms





Loco Whistles


Pair of GWR Loco Whistles


Stanier "Hooter" Loco Whistle

Clocks



Great Eastern Railway 12 inch Dial Clock. Marked "J.J. Stockall and Sons London". The chain driven fusee movement is engraved G E R the rear of the dial is marked BR (E) 970. The dial surround and back box are made of solid teak and is fitted with its cast brass bezel and silvered sight right ring. This clock is complete with pendulum and key and is in full working order.



Southern Railway 18 inch Dial Clock marked John Walker, 1 South Molton St, London. The mahogany surround is fitted with a cast brass bezel and is stamped with its Southern Railway No 10015. The chain driven fusee movement is complete with pendulum and key. Fully serviced locations for this clock include Victoria, Sydenham Hill, and Penge East Booking Hall.



SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY - 14" Drop Case Clock with one piece oak dial surround and cast brass bezel with thick bevelled glass. The oak trunk has two side doors and one lower door, the right hand side door carries a brass plate marked 629 and the back of the trunk is branded SER. The 14" Dial is marked SER, JOHN WALKER - 48 PRINCESS ST - LEICESTER SQUARE - LONDON. The fusee movement is stamped SER and is in full working order complete with pendulum and winding key.



LNER 12" Clock - Full working order

Loco, Signalling and Hand Lamps



SNCF Loco Lamp













GWR Signal inner lamp.



BR (W) Gate Lamp ex dock buffers Newton Abbott (Motorail platform)

  

BR(W) 3-aspect handlamp



LMS 3-aspect handlamp




GWR 3-aspect handlamp

Lamp Tablets



Blackpool Transport



Double Sided

Blackpool Tram Boards











Carriage Prints







Carriage Maps



Original Water Colour



Posters



Bridge Plates



Scottish Collection

Totems





































Seatbacks















Door Plates






Lineside Distance Markers









Station Running-In Boards



Totems



































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Modern Station Signs







SOUTH WEST NAMES FROM SOUTH WEST TRAINS

The following South West Trains station nameboards have now been made available, following cessationof the Stagecoach train operating company franchise (1996-2017).

They are of light alloy construction (unless stated in the catalogue), have a top and bottom lip (flange)and mostly consist of vinyl overlay of the Stagecoach red and orange 'swish' to the top left corner.

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Signalbox Shelf Plates

































Cap Badges







































Issue of Tickets - Conditions Signs









Enamel Signs







































Loco Air Horns



Ex Class 86



Ex Class 87

Carriage Notices





Carriage and Destination Boards





Cast Iron Signs







Ex Furness Railway













Ex Hull and Barnsley Railway



























Tender Plates





Steam Special Headboard




Time Tables


Official Uncarried 3rd Plates and Crests









Quality Reproductions



Class 77 No 27000







Overseas Enamel Sign



Bridge Makers Plate



Wagon Plates

















































Loco Fittings
















Luggage Labels













Advertising Signs





Miscellaneous Collectibles




Possibly ex Council Road Roller


Possibly a Farm Machinery Plate


Loco Drivers "Snappy Box"


Brand New B.R. Guards Leather Bag




Quota League Competition Plaque


Alloy Model


HST Alloy Plaque


Loco Coal Pick


HST Piston













GWR Bench End



Milk Churn Plates





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