Friday 5 July 2024

Black 5 recovery from Swanage, 4th July 2024

 47812 + 44871 5Z71 08:20 Swanage - Crewe Heritage Centre

47812 arrives in the Up Goods Loop at Southampton, prior to running around. Image by Roger Homan.

44871 in the loop while 47812 runs around. Image by Roger Homan.

A short while later, passing Romsey.

A closer view of 44871, with its ScR blue background number plate. The shed plate 65J is for Fort William (until changed to 63B on 31st May 1960).

Support coach 35508, a now rare Mk 2C coach.