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5690, 'Leander', passes through Kirkby Stephen West, on the Settle Carlisle line, pulling one of the twice weekly summer special excursions. For a close up of this engine, at rest in Appleby station, go here .

wiki says :
The London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Jubilee Class is a class of steam locomotive designed for mainline passenger work. 191 locomotives were built between 1934 and 1936. 5690 was built at Crewe in March 1936 and named Leander after HMS Leander, which in turn was named after the Greek hero Leander. After nationalisation in 1948, she was renumbered 45690 by British Railways, and based at the former LMS engine shed at Bristol Barrow Road.
Now privately owned, she is based at Carnforth, Lancs,

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