40044 (ex D244) stands in the bay platforms at Manchester Victoria on 28th Aug 1984. Built at the English Electric Vulcan Foundry and delivered on 9th Nov 1959. Withdrawn on 22nd Jan 1985 and cut up at Crewe Works on 29th Feb 1988.
Classics Trains magazine photo of the day: "Norfolk & Western 0-8-0 No. 244, pictured brand-new at Roanoke Shops in December 1953, was the last reciprocating steam locomotive built for service in the U.S." (N photo)