I can only quote the caption to the photo in Peter's book.
The photo is in Peter's book 'Border Steam' along with another one taken at Gretna in March 1965 of 8F 48104 taking 4 Duchesses, 46225, 46238,...
And for the 19th also.
No! Just searched Google and found a photo. :)
Yes, they did!
And here are a couple of shots 5596 between Heap Bridge and Heywood, on what is now the ELR, en-route from Bury to Dinting in November 1968....
It was a 'Jubilee'.:rolleyes:
45407 arrives at Castleton today, Mr. Riley leaning from the footplate.
I have a Hornby 3 rail Duchess. 'City of Liverpool', bought with my very first weeks wage in 1962!
A bit off topic, but what a brilliant site.
Just watched this....https://archive.org/details/Oh_Mr.Porter_1937
It did indeed go WCML.
Doubt we'll see a sight like this again!
They both did. 47298 and Lion at Burscough Bridge on their way to Bold for 'Rocket 150' on 18th May 1980.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Or Copy Pit, Calder Valley, Normanton, and Leeds?
Test train details have been updated....http://railwayherald.com/railtours#
The train on the 14th has been re-routed........
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