Some superb quality photography over the last few days on here. It feels like a hardback book's contents have escaped onto Nat Pres.
Thanks, and it sounds from post #7 that the steam went all the way to Lime Street on the return?
Yes definitely 47854 Diamond Jubilee arrived in Carlisle on the back. There are a fair few Youtube videos of it.
As I understand it, 60103 worked all the way through to Manchester on the return:...
Does anyone have details of the route? Was it S&C both ways or...
47854 hauled the train from Manchester to Carnforth, with no other diesel on the rear. It therefore moved to the rear at Carnforth.
I noted it as 60103 all the way through to Manchester at the time:...
Shap Summit in August 2013
Union of South Africa at Shap Summit
Not sure at all, which is why I included a question mark at the end, but at least one of the mags mentioned use on the East Lancs. How accurate...
Still at York I think? Although the mainline ticket is weeks now, I think it has a bit longer on boiler ticket for running on heritage lines?
True, but most other promoters have said pretty much the same. It will allow flexibility and no doubt it will be extended if needed as that date...
Staingills and Gallansay.
Alberta at Staingills
Alberta at Gallansay
Thanks for the mention @Where's Mazeppa? Certainly rare of the last decade or two, however 2019 was a slight exception to the rule with the 35018...
Showing on RTT now
Usual CME itinerary? Steam on at Carnforth?
I'm inclined to agree and it would be far better to see No.9 go out running solo. Better than nothing at all though.
Saturday 30th May 1998 to be exact.
NR now saying Monday..
"Buses replace trains between Workington and Whitehaven until at least Monday 16 March"
No.7 I think?
45562 now allocated to this according to Railway Touring Co web site.
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