Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Specials in the North This Weekend

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An early start to some steam locomotives this weekend with Ian Riley's Black 5's 44871 and 45407 making a positional move from Grosmont-Shrewsbury. The provisional timings for this move are given here on the UKsteam website.
44871 and 45407 with The Tin Bath at Stocksmoor station 17 03 2013
On Saturday 60163 Tornado hauls The Cathedrals Express from London to Durham presumably by the East Coast Main Line but no details are on the web site at the moment.
60163 Tornado approaches Sherburn In Elmet with The Cathedrals Express on 30 06 2012
Then for good measure a real rarity as on Sunday 14 April 2013 Battle of Britain Class 4-6-2 No 34067 Tangmere is scheduled to bring The Peak Forester from London Kings Cross to Matlock and Rowsley via the Peak Rail heritage railway. It's not very often we have the chance to see  one of these locomotives hauling charter trains on the main line this far north

Copyright: Original post from http://steamdaysblog.blogspot.co.uk/author M Garrett

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