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Whilst the double bogie tenders were similar in appearance, the N15s tenders were strengthened to hold 5,000 imperial gallons of water for the London-West of England service.A second batch of ten N15s was built between June 1922 and March 1923 to cope with the intensified timetable to the West Country.

Exmouth Junction was for many years the location of the LSWR's largest engine shed and the company's concrete casting factory.

Following Grouping in 1923, the shed was rebuilt by the Southern Railway and at its peak had an allocation of over 120 locomotives.

The numbers were carried on front and rear of each set.

No 4535(Above-Inset) Introduced in January 1914, Urie's LSWR H15 class mixed-traffic 4-6-0s formed the basis of a powerful new express passenger locomotive capable of handling the increased train loads on the LSWR route to the West Country.

From 1930 onwards auto train operation began on the branch, with M7 0-4-4 tank engines dominating the service; an M7 can be seen on the right occupying the curved branch line platform; the platform was created by the Southern Railway after it took over the LSWR at Grouping.

On summer Saturdays the branch handled a considerable amount of holiday traffic, with two locomotives operating through trains from London, however this service ceased in 1962 when diesel multiple units were introduced in November 1963.This was followed by an order for a final five locomotives, making 16 in all.As it turned out the performance of the 'Lord Nelson's' was marred by poor steaming resulting in Maunsell embarking upon a number of experiments.The Urie locomotives were also given names connected with Arthurian legend and thereafter they were referred to as 'Urie Arthurs', whereas the Maunsell batches of N15s were nicknamed the 'Eastleigh' and 'Scotch Arthurs' - the latter so named because Maunsell placed an order for twenty N15s to be constructed by the North British Loco Company in Glasgow due to a lack of production capacity at Eastleigh which was busy with repair and overhaul work.(Above) The doyen of the Class N15 4-6-0s, No 453 King Arthur, passes Pilbright Junction with a train from Waterloo to the West of England in August 1935.At Steam Mills Primary, the children feel safe, supported and enjoy their learning.

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