Railway Preservation in the 1980s & 90s
Former London, Midland & Scottish Fowler 0-6-0 tank No.7298 putting up a show as it blasts away from Berwyn on the Llangollen Railway. Photo: John Fairclough.
Pulling power of steam. Steam on the main line still creates quite a sensation – look at the crowds admiring Coronation Class No.46229 ‘Duchess of Hamilton’ pulling away from Llandudno Junction bound for Holyhead. Photo: Gwyn Roberts.
Freight session ends the season.
Visiting Orenstein & Koppel No.11 ‘PC Allen double heads with resident Jung No.7 ‘Justine’ on a short goods train at the North Gloucestershire Narrow Gauge Railway in Toddington. Photo: Steve Standbridge.
With the autumnal gloom descending fast. Ex Somerset & Dorset Railway 2-8-0 No.5309 hustles its train over Brooksbottom Viaduct in search of Ramsbottom on the East Lancashire Railway’s 4.00pm service. Photo: John Fairclough.