The inaugural running of Class A4 4-6-2 60028 Walter K. Whigham in British Railways experimental purple livery. This locomotive has been fitted with the Hornby TTS sound decoder. Entering traffic on 20 March, 1937 as 4487 Sea Eagle, the locomotive was allocated to Gateshead and Haymarket sheds until 9 May, 1939, moving to Kings Cross for the duration of the Second World War. Returning to Kings Cross in May 1948 as LNER No. 28 and renamed as Walter K. Whigham, the move coincided with a repaint into British Railways

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