Nene Valley railway is pleased to announce that 4F 44422 is to stay on the line for the 2011 season.
I heard 22 had failed unless someone can correct? I know its due to back to the NVR for the forthcoming Steam Gala.
Ok we don't live in a perfect world
A update from the loco fleet at Wansford. The steam ban has been lifted so all services to Peterborough should be steam hauled.
I've visited once and was impressed. Nice scenary and stations and great bunch of people to talk to.
But would you say hired in loco's are the way to keep heritage railways going? Especially with overhaul costs for lines?
Excellent news :)
With the S & D Event edging even closer here's a run down of the day and what will happen:
The Great S&D Charity Auction will take place as...
44422 faces east towards Peterborough
73050 faces west towards Wansford
3844/22 faces east towards Peterborough
When turned on the turntable...
Austerity 3844 had a test run today double heading with 73050 a photo of 3844 on shed with 44422 and 73050 can be seen here...
This happens in order to take the 4F to Orton Mere after which it detatches and runs to Peterborough to form the Pines Express while 3144...
They will both be facing Wansford with the 'club car' behind that.
Some nice shots of our fleet here: http://rogergurney.fotopic.net/c1834616.html includes 44422 which has now been turned to face Peterborough,...
The 14 runs the continental stock to Orton Mere to be shunted up the Fletton loop and returns to Wansford Light Engine.
Timetable is now available at http://www.nvr.org.uk/timetable/SDDay.pdf
Lineside passes should be available, give Wansford Station a ring on...
Quick update on the fleet including the safe arrival of Austerity No. 22
LOCO'S AVAILABLE FOR SERVICE
BR Standard 5MT 73050
LMS 4F 44422...
Thanks Hunslet2411, since its just up the road from the NVR its ideal. I'll return the favour if you come to Wansford at any time.
Sounds excellent will be looking forward to coming
Hi, Am thinking of visiting over Easter do you know what motive power will be used?
As an ex MNR volunteer the station buildings at Thuxton are privatly owned and are also a holiday home. The line has steadily improved especially...
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