Saturday 3 June 2023

Strathspey Railway Mixed Traffic Gala, 7th April 2023 part 5: Miscellany

Pilot Scheme D5302 (26002), delivered to BR from BRCW in October 1958, was outdoors for viewing at Boat of Garten.

26002 + 26025 were both withdrawn in October 1992.

26025 (D5325)  from the production batch, was new to BR at Haymarket in May 1959. 

46512 (BR Swindon, December 1952) entering the yard at Boat of Garten.

D3605 (08490), new from BR Horwich, November 1958) shunting at Boat of Garten. 

E1719E is a LNER observation coach, delivered as a 'Beavertail' for the 'Coronation' express of 1937, and modified for Scottish Region usage in the 1950s. After a while on the Lochty Railway, it migrated to the Great Central Railway, and is on a multi-year hire to the Strathspey.

4477 (centre in picture) is a Mk 1 SO (2 + 1 seating), which was new from BRCW in June 1957, and moved to the Strathspey in 1986.

Fantastic scenery at Boat of Garten - change for Speyside Line.