4001 Alnwick Castle

MSC 4001 was built in 1959 & originally named 'Alnwick Castle'.
It is located outside Winfields outdoor shop at Haslingden on a short piece of track.
This locomotive is the sister to 4002 currently preserved a few miles away at the East Lancashire railway.

Looks like someone had the name plate, it turned up at an auction a short while ago

76* Nameplate ALNWICK CASTLE, was an ex Manchester Ship Canal Diesel Locomotive, and was built by Hudswell Clarke.
Works number 1075/1959 0-6-0 DE No. 4001."

[ Click Here To See The Sister locomotive (4002) On The East Lancashire Railway ]

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