The LMS-Patriot Company announced in 2015 that they intend to build a new Fowled 2-6-4T locomotive when 45551 is operational.

The Fowler tank was chosen as a successful design and all members of the class were scrapped.

The locomotive will carry the number 42424 which was the number of the last of class to be built and 42425 was allocated to the first Stanier 2-6-4T to be built.

The locomotive will be built to run only on heritage railways but will be to main line running standards.

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