A Cheltenham bound service enters the tunnel at Sapperton,shortly after stopping at Kemble.The train originated at London Paddington.
Hall class 4965 Rood Ashton Hall and Castle class 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe noisily approach the tunnel after a maximum volume ascent of Sapperton Bank. An overnight frost made for a great exhau... (more)
60163 Tornado storms up the gradient (1 in 60 I believe) towards Sapperton Tunnel some 200 yards ahead with the Thames Tornado railtour. The train is just approaching a flange greaser, but 60163 d... (more)