Nameplate, Great Western Railway - "Viscount Horne"

Made:
1937
maker:
Great Western Railway

Nameplate, Great Western Railway, "Viscount Horne", from Castle Class locomotive No 5086, 1937.

Brass nameplate from the Great Western Railway Castle Class locomotive No 5086 'Viscount Horne', 1937. The locomotive was built at Swindon Works in 1937 using components from the dismantled Star Class engine 'Sir Robert Horne', which had been named after the same man.

Viscount Horne was chairman of the Great Western Railway from 1934 until his death in 1940.

Details

Category:
Locomotives and Rolling Stock Components
Object Number:
1986-8250
type:
nameplate
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle component
  • identity plate
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics