Monday 5 June 2023

Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, 12th May 2023 Part 4: 45108

45108 (D120) was new to traffic from BR Crewe in September 1961. Air brakes and ETH fitted in April 1973, when renumbered as 45108. Withdrawn in August 1987, and preserved for some time at Crewe Heritage Centre, passing to the Peak Locomotive Company in 2008, who repaired it, and currently have it outbased at the East Lancashire Railway.

45108 comes into the station at Swanage, about to pass under Northbrook Road.

Departing with 1R04 10:39 Swanage - River Frome Viaduct.

Returning on the rear of 1R05 11:32 River Frome Viaduct - Swanage.

Stabled in the turntable road.

Passing Harman's Cross with 1R11 14:32 River Frome Viaduct -Swanage

Working over the level crossing at Norden, with 1R16 16:39 Swanage - River Frome Viaduct.

A closer shot showing a 'Sulzer' headboard.