The southbound recreation of 1T57, with two Stanier 'Black 5's in charge, just like the original 40 years earlier, passes an abundant display of Rosebay willowherb on both sides of the line.
Making its first revenue earning run on the mainline since it hauled British Railways' last steam train, 1T57, on August 11 1968, 'Oliver Cromwell' hauls the 40th anniversary recreation of 1T57 up... (more)
With the return train storming up the torturous 15 mile 1in100 grade, the pair of Black 5s managed to have the train 7min early past Appleby and 13min early by Birkett Common
70013 accelerates off the legendary Ribblehead Viaduct with a 40th Anniversary special to replicate the original Fifteen Guinea Special. This loco featured on the same leg of the original tour 40 ... (more)
Lincoln's Christmas Market attracts huge crowds and numerous additional workings - One such working arrives from Nottingham. Loco-hauled trains supplement the usual Sprinter units on these market ... (more)