E Class 0-4-4T
The E class comprised of 7 locomotives, one of which survives today. Number 1 gained its number by replacing an A class locomotive which had been withdrawn following an accident. Having survived in passenger use until 1961 (on the Chesham branch) and working departmental and goods trains until 1965 the locomotive was then preserved. Based at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, the locomotives latest overhaul saw her return to steam in 2012, after overhaul at the Flour Mill workshop in the Forest of Dean, ahead of the 2013 celebrations of 150 years since the opening of the Metropolitan Railway by returning the the sub-surface lines of the Met, with special trains from Kensington Olympia and Moorgate.