No. 7

NCB No. 7 

Currently running as: BR 68007

Previous liveries at Bo’ness: WD 75254

Built by W. G. Bagnall Ltd in 1945 (Works No.2777).

Acquired from NCB Comrie Colliery Fife.  This Engine may have been built/assembled for Bagnall by Andrew Barclay in Kilmarnock.  This Engine returned to traffic after a major overhaul fitted with a Lempor type exhaust and in the livery applied when originally supplied to the MOD.

With the Lempor exhaust, this locomotive is an excellent performer and currently back in traffic after undergoing an intermediate overhaul. The locomotive is now repainted and in traffic as a BR liveried J94

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At Manuel, May 2016. Photos by Timothy Lockett

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At Kinneil 30-07-2011 having just entered service. Photo by Alex Livingstone