Here are some photos of DAGNALL showing
the three operating periods.
To see more photos of the layout including
some showing the method of construction please go to:
DAGNALL - L.M.S. - Layout Plan.
London Midland & Scottish Railway
1935 - 1945
An L.M.S. Sentinel Railcar arrives in the bay platform,
from the Junction.
The L.M.S. Sentinel Railcar waits for the signal to return to the junction.
Note the wartime 'salvage collection drive' box van.
A Johnson Half Cab '1F' arrives with the morning pick-up freight.
The local '3F' Jinty collects the through coach from the bay platform prior to attaching
it to the branch passenger train.
Having attached the through coach to the train the '3F' awaits the signal for a
clear road to the junction.
A local Fowler '4F', with a tender cab, shunts the outward bound morning pick up freight
wagons for departure.
Early British Railways
Immediately pre & post nationalisation.
1945 - 1955
A '3F' Jinty shunts the vans from the morning mail to the short siding.
An Ivatt '2MT' tank waits for the signal to depart with the local branch passenger.
A Fowler '4MT' waits, with a through coach, in the the bay platform for
the signal to proceed to the main platform and attach it to the local passenger..
A Johnson '1F' arrives with the afternoon pick up freight.
The Johnson '1F' shunts wagons in the small restricted goods yard.
The Johnson '4F' departs for the junction with the through coach and parcels tail traffic.
1955 - 1965
A Class 31 arrives with a local pick up freight, whilst a Gloucester R.C. & W. Co.
Motor Parcels Van, waits in the bay platform.
A close up of the Class 31 and Gloucester R.C. & W. Co Motor Parcels Van.
A class 20 loco waits for the signal, with a short train of empty wagons bound
for the junction, whilst the Gloucester R.C. & W. Co Motor Parcels Van arrives in the bay platform.
A class 25 runs round the local branch passenger coaches prior to leaving
for the junction.
A very dirty Stanier '8F' arrives with the afternoon pick up freight.
An Ivatt ,2MT' waits in the bay platform with a through coach for the signal to proceed as
a Derby Single Unit arrives.
An Ivatt '2MT' waits for custom at the main platform, whilst the Derby Single Unit
prepares to depart for the junction.
A Derby Twin Unit , Class 108, arrives from the junction, whilst the Derby Single Unit,
awaits its next turn of duty in the bay platform.