Union of South Africa

  • End of the line for ‘Number Nine’

    End of the line for ‘Number Nine’


    LNER A4 Pacific No. 60009 Union of South Africa was set to appear in the East Lancashire Railway’s 2021 Autumn Steam Gala but fate stepped in. The 4-6-2 was withdrawn from traffic less than a week before. Cedric Johns and Robin Jones look back at its illustrious history.

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