Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Auction at Derby
   

Auction Catalogue: Sheffield Railwayana, 8 June 2013

Sheffield Railwayana Auction Sale 157, Auction Lot 298
Lot 298 A shedcode 5A Crewe North (1935 to May 1965 for steam). This ex LNWR shed with its predominance of express passenger engines was a spotter’s valhalla. Patriots, Jubilees, Royal Scots, Princesses, Coronations, and in the final years Britannias, all graced this depot. 130 locos were allocated here in the 50s and in its final months around 40 locos carried this code. Some diesels also sported these plates. Repainted.
 This lot sold for £230.

Additional picture:

Sheffield Railwayana Auction Sale 157, Auction Lot 298