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Personal blog of Steam Galas & Mainline Steam running from around the North of England. Pictures copyright of Author!!

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ELR War Weekend - 2007


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27/05/2007 - The first time I`ve been to a wartime themed event on a railway and a really enjoyable experiance it was with lots of action going on at all the stations and lots of little cameo performances from everyone who dressed up to play their part.
Engines running include
newly arrived GWR - 4-4-0 3440 -"City of Truro",
LMS 4-6-2 Princess class - 6201- Princess Elizabeth,
LMS Jubilee class 4-6-0 - 5690 - "Leander"
& LMS goods -0-6-0 Jinty 47324
Not really a day for photographing Steam engines but soaking up the atmosphere and joining in

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NYMR - LNER Steam Gala - 2007


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05/05/2007 = Pictures from a dull start to a Saturday at the LNER festival .
Trains running include 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley, K1 62005, Black 5 45212, Std Tank 80135, N7 tank 69621, Lampton Tank No29 and Deltic D9009 and D6700. The sun finally broke through late afternoon and a very enjoyable festival it was! Being my 2nd visit here I decided this time to explore the line for photograph opertunities

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ELR - Doubleheading Weekend - 2007


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01/04/07 - It was supposed to be double heading weekend but with the failure of the jinty, only one of the two train sets running was Double Headed, but what a cracker. See 45231 & Leander double headed and also 4f -44422 all in glorious sunshine

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Steel, Steam & Stars I - Llangollen - 2007


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21/04/2007 - Pictures from Saturday - A Mega steam festival which surpassed even last years event at Llangollen with 11 engines in steam (and a beer festival.) What more could you ask for - we even had sunshine as well
Brilliant !!

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ELR Spring Steam Gala - 2007


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03/03/2007 - Pictures from the ELR Spring Gala on Saturday .
This time trying a couple of new locations on the line.
The Gala featured 9f - 92214, Black 5-45231, Jinty 47324. Jubilee 5690-Leander, 6201 Princess Elizabeth & 850-Lord Nelson, but no sign of 71000 whilst I was there.

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GCR - Winter Steam Gala - Heavy Freight Experiance - 2007


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Sunday 28/01/07 - G.C.R. Winter Gala 2007 featuring guest locos 42968 & 49395 plus some resident locos and diesals. All these engines running extensive heavy freight trains as well as the passenger timetable.

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K&WV Railway Winter Steam Gala - 2007


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17/02/2007 - Two Lovely sunny days in February! Very unusual
4953 Pitchford Hall was this years guest engine and I spent most of Saturday afternoon chasing this engine around. On Sunday I arrived reasonable early and just caught Pitchford Hall on the freight train and then photographed the usual suspects in various locations

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ELR Winter Steam Festival - 2007


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Saturday 27/01/07 - A Dull cloudy day with with lots of action and engines in steam which include
2 x LMS Stanier black 5`s - 45231 & 45407
LMS Stanier Jubilee 5690 "Leander"
LMS Pacific - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth"
BR 9F 2-10-0 -92214,
LMS 0-6-0 Jinty-47324
LMS 4F-44422
SR 4-6-0 - 850 Lord Nelson
.... and even more steam and smoke.

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Churnet Valley Railway - "Great Marquess" Weekend


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Saturday 13/01/07 - An assortment of pictures from the Churnet Valley Railway`s - Great Marquess Weekend, featuring 61994 -"The Great Marquess" and 7021 "Ditcheat Manor"

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Ribble Steam Railway - January Steaming - 2007


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06/01/2007 - Photographs from the Ribble Steam Railway winter steaming and also combining a trip around their museum with the Preston Model Railway Exhibition
A lovely stretch of line well over a mile long which crosses Preston Marina via a swing road/rail bridge and runs along the banks of the River Ribble towards Preston centre.

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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"
LMS Jubilee - 5690 "Leander"
BR Std Tank = 80135
LMS Jinty 47324
Fowler 4F - 44422
and LMS Stanier Black 5 - 45407 as 45157.

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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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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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