First nationalised train from London to Manchester
- 01 January 1948
- Roland Hicklin
Silver gelatin photographic print by Roland Hicklin for the Daily Herald. Caption on verso reads: First nationalised train from London Rd. Station Manchester pulls out bound for Euston. 53 yr old Mack Midgley of Hemsworth Rd. Gorton, driver of Royal Scott type engine 6145 awaits the signal from guard Frank Francis.