Monday 27 January 2020

Great Central Railway Winter Steam Gala, Friday 24th January 2020

Five locomotives in steam on Friday.

45305 arrives at Rothley with the first train of the day, mineral wagons for Leicester North.

4953 Pitchford Hall + 6990 Witherslack Hall arriving at Rothley, where 4953 was removed for its next duty.

73156 arrived only a few moments after the previous train departed.

Onwards to Quorn and Woodhouse, and 6990 departing for Leicester.

62005 passes Quorn with a mineral train.

4953 prepares to depart from Rothley at dusk.

Services were curtailed as they ran over an hour late. This was the last train of the day (62005 + 73156 T+T) being given the right away by gaslight.