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I'm extremely grateful for Colin Billington to allow me to take this picture and share it and providing the information. 1836, LTA946, is the only KS6B that SNOC had which was bought for the Weymouth to Exeter and Weymouth to Bournemouth trunk routes. I am told that its last journey with SN was as a replacement for a broken down FLF on the Bournemouth route.
It was then exported to Ohio along with 5 other W&SNOC KSs which became mobile billboards for Arthur Treacherís Fish & Chip Restaurants. At least 1838 still exists which was bought for a museum in North Dakota about 10 years ago Another is possibly still in a yard in Jamestown, Pennsylvania. The full list is 1803/6/9/29/36/38 (LTA822/5/8/939/46/8) which all except 1836 had Gardner 5LW engines. Prior to 1969 it is listed as being based at Barnstaple. It dates from 1950 and is mentioned on this site in the comments for LTA949
Photo taken by Ken Jones, Friday 19 June 2015, Private site near Fifield
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