I think the "MK2" set is the old MHR "Green Train" set which is/was duel heated. I travelled on it back in 2009 with 70013 solo & was steam heated...
Just shows it CAN be done!!
That had "G W R" on it's tender to the end, allocated to Reading in 1962 I think it "inherited" the tender from ex Reading mogul 6324 which also...
I absolutely loathe & detest published web links that don't work, usually with a 404 or 502 error.
I thought the 50's were developed from DP2. Same thing in a Deltic bodyhell.
7027? I understand it’s being restored there.
Going back to my "spotting" days, If I remember correctly ex GW locos sometimes used make said noise from the chimney when the vacuum ejector was...
Complete with a red shed on the front as seen on FB.
7027 is one. Although withdrawn from Reading, is was at 85A before that.
My humble effort at Tilehurst on the return.
Like to point out that the original is better quality but vastly compressed by Youtube.
Saw the return at Reading West where it was held for the signal, strangely it stopped more than halfway down the platform waiting for the signal...
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