Malcolm Root - Stratford MPD - Thompson L1
Steam Railway Locomotive Birthday Card - Thompson L1 Suburban Locomotive by Malcolm Root FGRA
Class L1 2-6-4 tank locomotive No. 67722 makes plenty of smoke at Stratford Motive Power Depot, much of which is now part of the Olympic Park. This suburban type was designed by Edward Thompson, Gresley's successor at the LNER and introduced to traffic in 1945.