Steam & Railway Image Library - The Alan Ledger Collection

Kettering

Picture of the Week: 45579 KETTERING

Feast your eyes on those Midland Railway lower quadrant signals! still in use 34 years after the 1923 grouping. Jubilee 5XP 4-6-0 45579 “Punjab” of 14B Kentish Town depot London storms round the bend approaching Kettering with a London St Pancras bound express. Looks like the fireman has the job in hand as he leans out of the cab window, a feather of steam escapes from the safety valve waiting to blow off if the regulator is closed or is

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