The Game Is a Foot...

April 29, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

They were true, as part of the railtour today 20227 will be officially named 'Sherlock Holmes' reviving the name of the Metropolitan-Vickers Locomotive also numbered 8 which was withdrawn in 1962. The naming proudly reinforces the link 227 has had with London Transport since the initially playing a part on the Steam On The Met trains in the 1990's, previously carrying the name 'Sir John Betjeman' now worn by 20142.

The Loco is seen here at the North Norfolk Railway earlier in the year where the name plates were test fitted, along with the mysterious shed code plates...


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