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The Citadel 9/11/19

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by pete12000, Oct 29, 2019.

  1. 60017

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    Nice work! Good to see from my warm and dry viewing seat :) lol
     
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    Thanks John , kept dry but a bit chilly at times :)
     
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    Great vids and photos again from the those who venture out in all weathers !! Well done all and thanks ...a double headed 5 in the wet is so gooood
     
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    northbound Citadel at Bamber Bridge and Horton in Ribblesdale
     
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    southbound Citadel at Lancaster Castle
     
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    Citadel Steam Secial 2b.jpg

    44871 pilots 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier' over Ribblehead Viaduct with the northbound 'Citadel Steam Special'. Mick Rawling driving the pilot and Chris
    Cubitt with the Fusilier Ian Rileys lads Calum Titley and Mark Durkan firing both engines. Roly Parker guard

    Citadel Steam Secial 5b.jpg

    Accelerating away from the water stop at Langwathby
     
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    Great, I'm glad you made it to there, steam tearing through the middle line always makes for an impressive shot and the fading light gives that extra atmosphere, helped by the mournful hooter on 5407, must be the one that was on 76079 some 12 years ago.
     
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    The Citadel is seen at Brownhills Wilpshire Summit Horton Curve Kitchen Hill and leaving Eden Valley Goods Loop.

     
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    A big thank you to all at West Coast ,Ian Riley ,the Stewards and especially all the hard working crews that without their hard graft this spectacle today wouldn’t be possible :):)
     
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    Certainly put on a clagfest off the Eden Valley loop
     
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    Can’t say I noticed Shep;)
     
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    I remember waiting at Copy Pit for 76079 and hearing an unusual whistle??, as the train was approaching
    At the time I was told it was off a boat
     
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    I'm certainly not the first to upload a video here. Anyway, here's what I think is one of my finest shots in 35 years of videoing trains!





    I'd appreciate your views . . . of whatever kind.
     
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    Great to see, thank you for sharing.
     
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    From what I can remember the whistle was carried by 75014 when in the ownership of Kevin Gould and team.It was I believe of South African origin.
    I could be wrong.I'm sure Mr Riley will know.
     
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    Crackin clip,thats what I call proper video
     
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    Wonderful.
     
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    Citadel Steam Secial 6b.jpg

    With an Ingleborough backdrop, Ian Riley's 5's work through Ribblehead Station on the approach to the viaduct
     
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