LSWR & SR liveries


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Presentation note:   The colour samples here are the hexadecimal equivalents of the Munsell references given in HMRS Livery Register No 3: LSWR and Southern, 1970. The RGB, hexadecimal and CMYK codes are directly translated from the Munsell reference in that publication.  * indicates the HMRS text reference. No attempt has been made to scale the colours given here.

Caveat:   It should be noted that an Addendum published by the HMRS some twenty years after the initial 1970 publication of the livery register casts serious doubt on the veracity of some of the colours referenced there. This page should therefore be treated with a degree of caution.


Loco era Colour codes

RGB
# Hex
(Munsell)
CMYK

Sample Stock

LSWR

Woods
1839–1850
0.43.0
#002B00

BS 381C 226
  Bottle Green lined red edged white
Gooch
1843–1860
139.64.46
#8B402E
(10R 3/8)
19.49.56.25
Venetian Red lined black edged white
J Beattie
1850
1855–1874
(*10) Teak
142.103.66
#8E6742
(7.5YR 4/5)
20.35.49.24
   
1859–1872 102.48.49
#663031
(7.5R 2/6)
19.41.40.40
  Chocolate lined black edged white
Express lined black edged vermilion/white
1864
Yellow / Olive Gray
200.186.94
#C8BA5E
(7.5Y 7/7)
20.25.61.1
  90.87.77
#5A574D
(7.5Y 3/1)
19.21.24.44
 
W G Beattie
1872–1879
50.0.10
#32000A

BS 381C 449
  Purple Brown lined white/ochre/white
1874–1885
(*11) Salmon / (*12) Brown
231.172.141
#E7AC8D
(2.5YR 7/6)
9.32.44.0
  94.86.78
#5E564E
(10YR 3/1)
19.23.26.43
 
Adams
1879–1884
22.18.20
#161214

  Umber lined black edged green/brown/orange/green
1885–1895 95.117.80
#5F7550
(7.5GY 4/4)
28.19.34.34
  (*1) Olive Green lined black edged white
  107.145.75
#6B914B
(7.5GY 5/7)
34.20.47.22
  1885–1906 243.201.180
#F3C9B4
(2.5YR 8/4)
4.20.29.0
  94.86.78
#5E564E
(10YR 3/1)
19.23.26.43
 
  100.117.49
#647531
(5GY 4/6)
26.19.46.34
  (*14)
Tan
Cab, inner frame
213.164.83
#D5A453
(10YR 6.5/8)
16.35.67.0
 
Vermilion 219.62.49
#DB3E31
(7.5R 4.5/16)
13.75.80.0
 
  170.192.148
#AAC094
(7.5GY 7/4)
28.20.36.4
   
Drummond
1895–1917
112.130.60
#70823C
(5GY 4.5/6)
26.19.47.29
  (*2) Royal Green lined black edged white/purple brown
  125.142.72
#7D8E48
(5GY 5/6)
26.20.47.24
  1906–1921 185.121.66
#B97942
(5YR 5/8)
20.45.66.7
  80.60.55
#503C37
(2.5YR 2/2)
19.27.29.48
 
  106.114.83
#6A7253
(5GY 4/3)
23.19.32.35
    223.141.57
#DF8D39
(5YR 6/11)
12.44.77.0
  79.61.53
#4F3D35
(5YR 2/2)
19.27.30.49
 

 

Dark Brown 89.57.39
#593927
(5YR 2/4)
19.32.39.45
  (*8)
205.147.118
#CD9376
(2.5YR 6/6)
19.42.53.0
  124.92.64
#7C5C40
(7.5YR 3.5/4)
19.32.43.31
 
241.203.175
#F1CBAF
(5YR 8/4)
5.20.31.0
  99.85.69
#635545
(10YR 3/2)
19.25.31.41
 
163.112.74
#A3704A
(5YR 4.5/6)
20.39.54.16
  93.86.78
#5D564E
(2.5Y 3/1)
19.22.25.43
 
Urie
1914
75.121.73
#4B7949
(10GY 4/6)
38.19.38.32
  Sage Green lined black edged white/purple brown
1917–1922 142.138.59
#8E8A3B
(10Y 5/6)
20.21.52.24
  (*3) Light Olive
  lined black/white
1921
(*14)
100.117.49
#647531
(5GY 4/6)
26.19.46.34
 
  78.90.78
#4E5A4E
(10GY 3/2)
24.19.24.44
    87.88.78
#57584E
(2.5GY 3/1)
20.19.23.45
 
Goods
1839 – 0.0.0
#000000

  Black lined red, (early) red wheels
1872 – 50.0.10
#32000A

BS 381C 449
  some Dark Brown – wagons Medium Gray?
1883–1922 55.67.61
#37433D
(5G 2/2)
25.19.22.53
(*4) Holly Green lined black edged light green

 

Buildings Buff 243.201.180
#F3C9B4
(2.5YR 8/4)
4.20.29.0
 
Brown 79.45.36
#4F2D24
(5YR 1.5/4)
19.33.36.48
 
  Goods Brown 79.45.36
#4F2D24
(5YR 1.5/4)
19.33.36.48
 
  99.85.69
#635545
(10YR 3/2)
19.25.31.41
 
1907
Refrigerator Vans
213.176.179
#D5B0B3
(10RP 7/4)
16.30.29.0
 

 

Southern

Maunsell
1923–1939
142.138.59
#8E8A3B
(10Y 5/6)
20.21.52.24
  (*3) Light Olive lined black/white
  100.117.49
#647531
(5GY 4/6)
26.19.46.34
  (*14) Moderate Olive - 1938
(*14)
100.117.49
#647531
(5GY 4/6)
26.19.46.34
 
  86.89.60
#56593C
(2.5GY 3/3)
21.19.31.44
  (*5) Maunsell Green (*5) 86.89.60
#56593C
(2.5GY 3/3)
21.19.31.44
 
  62.67.31
#3E431F
(2.5GY 2/4)
21.19.34.53
  (*6) 78.90.78
#4E5A4E
(10GY 3/2)
24.19.24.44
 
  67.92.77
#435C4D
(3G 3/3)
29.19.25.43
  Dark Green 68.92.77
#445C4D
(2.5G 3/3)
29.19.26.43
Bulleid
1936–1941
81.121.51
#517933
(7.5GY 4/7)
35.19.47.32
  (*7) Malachite Green, various lining to 1939
 

variants

  (5G 5.5/6)


  (2.5G 4/6)


  (5G 3/4)


- to -

  (5G 4/6)


  (7.5G 3/6)


  (10G 3/5)


  (4G 3/4)


  (5G 4/7)


- to -

  (2.5G 3/3)

1941–1948 0.0.0
#000000

  Black lined dark green 1938
(*7)
81.121.51
#517933
(7.5GY 4/7)
35.19.47.32
 
1946–1948 81.121.51
#517933
(7.5GY 4/7)
35.19.47.32
  (*7) Malachite Green lined black edged yellow
Goods
1923–1939 0.0.0
#000000

  Black lined dark green 79.45.36
#4F2D24
(5YR 1.5/4)
19.33.36.48
 

 

Buildings
Orange 251.166.83
#FBA653
(5YR 7/11)
1.35.67.0
  (*9)
Stone 214.180.131
#D6B483
(10YR 7/5)
16.29.48.0
  (*18)
Green 82.119.80
#527750
(10GY 4/5)
34.19.35.33
   
  94.86.78
#5E564E
(10YR 3/1)
19.23.26.43
 
  118.77.67
#764D43
(10R 3/4)
19.36.40.33
 
(weathered) 213.164.83
#D5A453
(10YR 6.5/8)
16.35.67.0
 
Insulated
Vans
251.199.172
#FBC7AC
(2.5YR 8/5)
1.21.32.0