Models of LION from the archives of Station Road Steam.
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Liverpool & Manchester Locomotive "Lion" at the Liverpool & Manchester Railway Centenary Celebrations held in 1930.
'Lion' drew a specially constructed replica of a train of 1830 round a circular track on the Wavertree Playground in Liverpool. The railway servants were dressed in the uniform of the period.
Fares were 1/- 1st class; 6d. 3rd class.
Image used with permission from the 'Ronald Shephard Collection' held by The West Sussex County Council Record Office.
In 1980 Lion took part in the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway at Rainhill under her own steam. This photo shows 'LION' en-route to Bold Colliery where the locos were serviced during the event. She is seen leaving Wigan Wallgate.
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Jon Swindlehurst's 'Lion', seen on the occasion of Wirral MES visit to the York City and District SME.
Photo: Frank Stephen.