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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:

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DAGNALL - L.M.S.   -   Layout Plan.

London Midland & Scottish Railway
Pre Nationalisation.
1935 - 1945

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An L.M.S. Sentinel Railcar arrives in the bay platform, from the Junction.

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The L.M.S. Sentinel Railcar waits for the signal to return to the junction.   Note the wartime 'salvage collection drive' box van.

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A Johnson Half Cab '1F' arrives with the morning pick-up freight.

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The local '3F' Jinty collects the through coach from the bay platform prior to attaching it to the branch passenger train.

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Having attached the through coach to the train the '3F' awaits the signal for a clear road to the junction.

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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

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A '3F' Jinty shunts the vans from the morning mail to the short siding.

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An Ivatt '2MT' tank waits for the signal to depart with the local branch passenger.

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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..

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A Johnson '1F' arrives with the afternoon pick up freight.

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The Johnson '1F' shunts wagons in the small restricted goods yard.

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The Johnson '4F' departs for the junction with the through coach and parcels tail traffic.

British Railways.
1955 - 1965

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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.

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A close up of the Class 31 and Gloucester R.C. & W. Co Motor Parcels Van.

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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.

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A class 25 runs round the local branch passenger coaches prior to leaving for the junction.

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A very dirty Stanier '8F' arrives with the afternoon pick up freight.

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An Ivatt ,2MT' waits in the bay platform with a through coach for the signal to proceed as a Derby Single Unit arrives.

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An Ivatt '2MT' waits for custom at the main platform, whilst the Derby Single Unit prepares to depart for the junction.

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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.

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