Lot 255 Electric Locomotive Nameplate "NORTHAMPTON TOWN". As carried by Class 86 86401. New to ACL 01/66 as E3199, later 86001. Loco named at Northampton station on 13/5/89 to mark the refurbishment of Northampton station and the 800th anniversary of the Royal Charter being awarded to the town. The nameplates were removed 11/91 at BRML Doncaster Works. The loco was rechristened Northampton Town at the Crewe Works Open Day in 2005. 86401 has also been named 'Hertfordshire Rail Tours' (10/98-12/02) and 'Mons Meg' (06/15). Now operated by West Coast Railway Co. Size 6ft 2in x 10in.

This is a carried plate from the second set, upon rechristening, that were fitted between 2005 and 2015.The nameplate is in clean condition on the front and ex-loco to the rear. Note: The first two plates are already accounted for elsewhere.

 

  Lot Sold For: £1000 (PB 249)