Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Auction at Derby

Auction Catalogue: Sheffield Railwayana, 8 June 2013

Sheffield Railwayana Auction Sale 157, Auction Lot 236
Lot 236 A locomotive nameplate, HIROLA, from the LNER B1 Class 4-6-0 No 1023, BR 61023, built at Darlington, Works No 2003, in April 1947 and named after a species of antelope found in Kenya to southern Somalia. At Heaton by January 1948, its later sheds included Darlington, Ardsley, Copley Hill and Low Moor from where it was withdrawn on 31 October 1965 and sold for scrap to Hughes Bolckows at Blyth, entering their yard on 16 February 1966. 43"long, the front repainted.
 This lot sold for £6000.