Railway Preservation in the 1980s & 90s

Railway Preservation in the 1980s & 90s

Some more of my favourite photos from a few years ago.7298-berwyn

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.





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