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X16 was exhibited at the <i>Festival of Britain</i> in London before shipping to Tasmania. It was displayed at the festival as an example of British technology and progress. Delivery of the loco was delayed by approximately 11 months due to the extra preparation for the loco and the display. The loco carried three special plates commemorating the locos display until its withdrawal and scrapping in the early 1980s
X16 was exhibited at the Festival of Britain in London before shipping to Tasmania. It was displayed at the festival as an example of British technology and progress. Delivery of the loco was delayed by approximately 11 months due to the extra preparation for the loco and the display. The loco carried three special plates commemorating the locos display until its withdrawal and scrapping in the early 1980s
Photographer: TGR


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