Saturday, 18 October 2014

The Dartmouth Express, 18th October 2014

1Z82 6:08 Poole - Bristol with 47237, then 70013 Oliver Cromwell onwards to Kingswear

In low light, 47237 leads into Romsey.
This train is something of an annual fixture. Sharper result than in 2013, light was better in 2011.
Reliving the days of locomotive hauled.
BCK 99306 was originally 21256 delivered to Lot 30731 from Derby in February 1964. Withdrawn October 1982, and went to the Midland Railway Centre. Main line with West Coast since August 1988, including service on the West Highland services. Dual brake, dual heat - this train is running on vacuum brake.