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70000 Britannia "Royal Train" January 24th (Copy Pit)

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by mike1522, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. wcmlbls1846

    wcmlbls1846 Member

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    67006 was on the back when 6233 worked the royal train over the S & C in 2005.

    67005 was on the back when Tornado worked it from Preston to Manchester in 2010:

    Royal steam - andrewstransport's Photos

    Cheers for now,

    Andrew N
     
  2. Yorkshire Exile

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    ....and we did have one on the back on 19th February 2009
     
  3. wcmlbls1846

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    How many steam-hauled royal trains have run? Does anybody have a list of dates, places and locos?

    Cheers for now,

    Andrew N
     
  4. Fred Kerr

    Fred Kerr Part of the furniture

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    Thanks to Swiss Toni for the correction - my notes didn't show this which I musy have missed as I checked my panned shot.

    Ta muchly
     
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    Thanks Mr.Moderator.
    I would like to see proof Prince Charles was on board that day.So far all talk...

    Always strikes me we don't get to hear much about passengers and crew on the Preservation website.
     
  6. RalphW

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    Not sure what you point is aperture, unless you are thinking conspiracy theory, but perhaps someone on Wakefield station would have noticed if he had arrived by car.
     
  7. Oakfield

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    It does strike me that much drivel is posted on this forum.
     
  8. Dan Hill

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    I think these are all the Steam Hauled Royal Trains in the last 10 years. Not sure about the ones earlier in preservation or the steam era

    6233 Duchess of Sutherland - 11th June 2002 - Holyhead to Llandudno Junction with the Queen and Prince Philip
    6233 Duchess of Sutherland - 22nd March 2005 - Settle to Carlisle with Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwell
    6024 King Edward I - 10th June 2008 - Severn Valley Railway with Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall
    60163 Tornado - 17th February 2009 - York to Leeds with Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall (loco named by them at York)
    60163 Tornado - 4th February 2010 - Preston to Manchester with Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall
    70000 Britannia - 24th January 2012 - Preston to Wakefield Kirkgate with Prince Charles (loco rededicated at Wakefield)
     
  9. hogger

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    Also W8 freshwater-2004-isle of Wight railway with the queen.
     
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    RalphW Resident of Nat Pres Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    I believe that on the Feb 10th 2010, the Royal Party then went back to London on the train which Tornado took as far as Crewe.
     
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    I recall Flying Scotsman hauling a train in London for the Queen Mother a lot of years ago (1993???).
     
  13. Dan Hill

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    I think 4472 did haul one with the Queen Mother and like 70000 was given a white cab for the run. I thought it was in the 80's though but could well have been 1993. I'm only going by memory from books though as I wasn't born in the 80's and would have only been 1 or 2 in 1993.
     
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    More North Woolwich Royal Train shots here: North Woolwich: Factory Road footbridge The Stratford to North Woolwich section of Network Rail's North London Line closed on 9 December 2006. This view shows the somewhat decrepit latticework footbridge over the closed line, between Albert Road
    Colour shot of it at March depot after the event: March TMD Steam Visitor | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
    Video of subsequent railtour to get 4472 back to Carnforth: "Flying Scotsman" on "The Fenman" 1984 - YouTube Clearly shows white roof - prime mover of which was Geoff Silcock.
    Apologies for hijacking thread. Back to 70000.
     

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