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ELR Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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29/10/2006 - A few pictures taken from the classic location at Burrs country park on a dull Saturday morning of the 2006 E.L.R Autumn gala which include 71000 "Duke of Gloucester", 5690 "Leander", 80135, 47324, 44422 and Black 5 - 45407 as 45157.

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NYMR Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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01/10/2006 - Pictures from the North York moors Autumn steam gala taken on Sunday which include
A4 Pacific 4-6-2 - 60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley",
'Super D' LNWR Class G2 7F 0-8-0 - 49395
LMS 4-6-0 Black 5 - 45212,
Lampton Tank No29,
S R Class S15 No. 825,
BR 2-6-0 Std 4 -76079.
BR Std 5 - 75029,
GER Tank - 6619,
SR Schools class 30926 "Repton"
BR Std Tank - 80135
S & D 2-8-0 Class 7F - 53809

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Severn Valley Railway - Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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23/09/2006 - Pictures from the SVR Autumn Gala 2006 with a distinct LMS Flavour this year made up with their home fleet and visiting engines 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" , 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" plus home fleet made up of LMS Black 5 - 45110, LMS 8F 48773, LMS Mogel 2-6-0-42968 LMS Ivatt 2mt - 46443 and Super D 49365 GWR Tank 1501, GWR Pannier tank 7564, GWR tank 5164 and 7802 "Bradley Manor"
My first visit and add an excellent day out along one of the nicest perversed lines in the country.

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Llangollen Steam Gala - 2006


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09/09/2006 - Pictures from Llangollen Steam festival which include Guards van rides, Autotrain ride and even a engine failure and rescue + sunny weather.
One of the most enjoyable I`ve attended - well done Llangollen !

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GCR - "Mail By Rail" Gala - 2006


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28/07/2006 - Photographs from the Great Central Railways themed "Mail by Rail" gala on Saturday 290706 with pictures of the "traveling post office" vans, passenger trains, wind cutter- freight trains and diesels

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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Steam Gala - 2006


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07/07/2006 - Pictures from the summer gala which include the 2 Fairburns (42073 /42085), Furness No20 and Saddle Tank "David"

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ELR Summer Steam Gala - 2006


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23/06/2006 - Lots of pictures from this summer festival which include -
LMS Pacific 4-6-2 -6201 "Princess Elizabeth"
BR Std Pacific 4-6-2 - 71000 "Duke of Gloucester"
Austerity 0-6-0 - 68030,
LMS 0-6-0 Jinty 47324,
LMS 4-6-0 Jubilee Class - 5690 "Leander"
LMS 0-0-0 - 44422
BR Std 2-10-2 9F - 92214

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GCR - "Big 4 Event" - 2006


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19/05/2006 - Pictures of LNER V2 4771 "Green Arrow", SR 30777 "St Lamiel", GWR Tank 4141 and LMS Black five 45305 plus other static engines

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G & W Railway - Centenary Steam Gala - 2006


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02/05/2006 - Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway Centenary Steam Gala. With pictures from Toddington, Winchcombe and Cheltenham
Lots of pictures of various locos which include
GWR Pannier tank - 1450 on a Auto train,
2 BR 2-10-0 9fs - 92212 & 92203
GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 - 7903 "Foremarke Hall,"
GWR Castle class 4-6-0 - 5051 "Lord Bathurst"
GWR 4-4-0 - 3440 "City of Truro,"
GWR 2-6-2 Prairie Tank 5542
GWR 57XX class Pannier tank - 9642
A excellent day out - but a long way to travel from up north

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K&WV Railway Winter Steam Gala - 2006


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18/02/2006 - Pictures from their 2006 winter steam Gala with their resident fleet and guest engine LMS Mogel 42968

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K&WV Railway Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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15/10/2006 - Pictures from the Autumn Steam gala at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
LMS 4-6-0 Jubilee 5690 Class "Leander"
SR 4-6-0 King Arthur Class - 30777 "St Lamiel" (static in Haworth sheds)
home fleet - Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Class 25 0-6-0 No.957
LMS 0-6-0 "Jinty" - 47279
BR Std tank - 80002
LMS Ivatt Tank - 41241
Taff Valley Coal Tank No.85

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Mainline Steam & Notable Workings - 2006


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04/03/2006 - Black 5 - 45407 pilots BR Std 4 - 76079 across a frozen Rishton reservoir with a special running of "The Liverpool Manchester 175th" around Manchester, Huddersfield, Copy Pit, Blackburn and return to Liverpool.
11/03/2006 - An excursion advertised as "The Big Day Out" hauled by LMS 8F - 48151 from Carnforth to Chester via Hellifield and sporting a "The Green Express" headboard is captured approaching the footcrossing at Billington on the start of the climb up Whalley Banks.
08/04/2006 - 6233 Duchess of Sutherland" races north along the WCML approaching Flag lane, Farington with a running of "The Flyde Coast Express" steam hauled from Derby to Blackpool
03/06/2006 - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" takes water at Hellifield good loop with a running of the Cumbrian Coast Express from Doncaster to Carlisle
03/06/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" drags its load out of Barton goods loop on "The Citadel Express" from Crewe to Carlisle on the outward leg.
04/06/2006 - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" waits in Hellifield goods loop for coaching stock for a "Dalesman Excursion" up the Settle & Carlisle Railway to Carlisle.
16/06/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" powering north along the WCML at Brock with a running of "The Citadel Express" from London to Carlisle - steam hauled from Crewe
05/08/2011 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" arriving at Hellifield with "The Cumbrian Mountain Fellsman" steam hauled from Carnforth, around Carlisle to Appleby and onto Hellifield.
12/08/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" heads south down the S & C on its return seen here crossing Denthead Viaduct with a running of the "Dalesman" from Hellifield to Carlisle and back.
17/09/2006 - 30777 "Sir Lamiel" takes "The Dales Discoverer" on a misty day over Ribblehead viaduct on a trip from York to Carlisle

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Mainline Steam & Notable Workings - 2005


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It started again back in 2004 with the purchase of a little Kodak DX 4530 5.1 DX mega pixel camera. With-in a year, I bought a Nikon D50 and was hooked !
01/05/2005 ... and a trip on the "Dalesman" running from Blackburn to Carlisle & return with 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" being the days powerhouse
02/07/2005 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" takes over at Preston on an excursion from Bristol to Carlisle seen here coming off Whalley Viaduct taken from the end of the station platform.
29/08/2005 - 5690 "Leander" takes the holidaymakers back to Nuneaton with the "Blackpool Belle" seen passing Flag Lane at Farington.
03/09/2005 - 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" with a returning "Dalesman" steam hauled from Carnforth via Carlisle to Crewe seen at Billington on the accent of Whalley banks
26/10/2005 - A trip on "The Blackpool Express" - Black 5 -45407 in disguise as 44996 from Rawtenstall to Blackpool and return

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K&WV Railway Autumn Steam Gala - 2005


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15/10/2005 - Pictures of their resident fleet -
Taff valley No 85 coal tank
LMS Jinty 0-6-0 47279
and BR Std Tank 80080
plus guest engines -3440 City of Truro
LNWR 0-8-0 Super D - 49395

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K&WV Railway Autumn Steam Gala - 2004


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10/10/2004 - Pictures from K & W V Railway Autumn festival.
Guest Engines running include
BR Std 4 2-6-0 - 76079
Terrier tank "Birch Grove" plus home fleet which include
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Class 25 0-6-0 - 957
BR Std tank 80002
0-6-2 Taff Valley Tank 85
LMS Ivatt 2-6-0 2mt 41241
L & Y Pug No68 (51218)
& LMS 0-6-0 "Jinty" 47279

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RCTS Scotish Lowland tour - 1964


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I came across a collection of B&W pictures of the RCTS - Scottish Lowland Tour on 26/09/1964 which my father Geoffrey (who took these pictures) took me and my brother on. I would have been about 11 years old at the time.
We picked up the train at Preston station pulled by 46256 - Sir William Stanier. At Carlisle the engine was changed to 60007 - Sir Nigel Gresley which took us over the Waverley route towards Edinburgh. The engine was again changed to 60009 - Union of South Africa at Niddrie West Junction.Edinburgh which pulled us back via Glasgow Kilmarnock and Dumfries to Carlisle were 46256 took us back to Preston and onwards.

More info @ http://www.sixbellsjunction.co.uk/60s/640926sl.html

Thxs Ian Bell ,Matt Stoddon & Geoff Ruderham for the Information

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