Wednesday 29 January 2020

Great Central Railway Winter Steam Gala, Saturday 25th January 2020

Ten locomotives in steam on Saturday, plus the NER railcar.

46521 seen at Loughborough, following a successful steam test the previous day.

78018 and 46521 with a mineral train at Quorn.

78018 with the first northbound train of the day at Rothley, a two coach local train to Loughborough.

47406 running through Rothley.

48305 running north at Rothley with a minerals train.

62005 between turns at Loughborough.

73156 similarly between turns.

92214 departs south from Quorn.

North Eastern Railway Electric Autocar 3170 of 1903.

A busy scene at Swithland in Saturday afternoon. At this point the service was 30 minutes late, I departed shortly after this picture, but the final trains of the day were over 2 hours late.

Further gallery on One Drive.