A LOCOMOTIVE that is an example of a type which ran on the original Welsh Highland Railway is to be one of the stars of the revived line’s major June 21-23 heritage event.
Repatriated Baldwin 10-12-D 4-6-0T No. 45190 (War Department Light Railways No. 1058 and 608) has been named as the third visitor for Welsh Highland Railway – Past, Present and Future alongside Hunslet 2-6-2T Russell from the adjoining Welsh Highland Heritage Railway and Hunslet 4-6-0T No. 1213.
The class 10-12-D comprised 495 locomotives built in Philadephia for the UK Ministry of Munitions for use on the Western Front, and after the First World War ended, they were sold off as surplus.
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