Until 'pooling' of wagons during the First World War rolling stock
generally tended to stay within the confines of its home range.
However many vehicles, especially general wagons and long distance
carriages would have roamed far and wide. We know for example that
LYR carriages arrived at several London terminal each day as well
as at the principal Scottish cities. Some wagons used for a particular
traffic could have been seen nation wide. Study of railway goods
yards shows stock from a variety of companies in addition to the
Some railways, especially the Highland Railway, had a habit of
'holding on' to any rolling stock that came its way and HR trains
were often comprised of a mix of virtually every conceivable railway
company's rolling stock. So a wide range of companies stock could
be seen at a particular location.
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