It’s got to be over twenty five years ago now since 34105 Swanage last worked a service train at the MHR. I remember being a crew member in 1997...
Looking on LC2 Flickr site, I see there are photos of 34058 now in Alresford cattle dock.
Anyone hazard a guess how many mk1’s survive in preservation.
Can’t go wrong with a Bulleid in my humble opinion or a BR standard.
The latest YouTube video is now available to watch. Great to see what’s happening on Urie S15 499.
I understand NightRail photo site has had over three thousand hits since you posted the link. Dave Franklin has asked me to say thanks :)
Great to see 40145 thundering through Eastleigh this morning on the The Golden Anniversary Rail tour.
Way back in 2008 two class 73s arrived with a rail tour on to the MHR and was banked up from Alton with 33208. From memory the rail tour consisted...
2014 autumn gala had a good line up of GWR locos 1450 with auto coach W238W, 4270 and 6959 Raveningham Hall.
From memory the last time a Great Western Castle graced MHR metals was at the 2014 Autumn steam gala. When 5029 Nunney Castle was the star...
Only seems like yesterday when 5224 was storming up Medstead bank but alas it was way back in 2010. It will be great to see 5239 at the gala....
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