- published: 13 Aug 2017
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The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre held a steam gala with guest loco T9 30120 as well as the home fleet of 9466, 30585 (not in steam), 6989 (not in steam) and a selection of industrial locos (not featured much). Shots show 30120 and 9466 working passenger run pasts along the running line as well as 9466 on a freight
"Exeter is an important railway crossroads, marking the junction of the two traditionally rival West of England lines from Waterloo and Paddington. Today, at the beginning of a new era of competition on the railways, Exeter is once again served by rival companies. We see the Western route towards Taunton and down to Torbay, and the Southern line to Honiton, as well as the Exmouth and Barnstaple branches, and the freight line to Meldon. At the centre of it is Exeter St Davids station, where you can see trains for London leaving in opposite directions! Many aspects of the working of the railways in the Exeter area are covered in this programme, including memories of recent steam specials, and the last days of the well-loved Class 50 diesels." A fascinating insight for Train enthusiasts t...
Just a small look at the rail centre and what's been happening
This was a 2 day visit for me..
A good day out at the Devon Railway Centre.
A visit to the Cottesmore Industrial railway Centre coincided with both current locos being in steam and one under going a boiler test. In preparation for an open weekend a bit of shunting was necessary and this is a short film i made of the resulting manouvers.
There are a lack of commercial vehicles in this video.
A morning mooch around to see what remains of this place, Originally a BR Engine shed yard, it was taken over by preservationists in 1969 until they abandoned the place in 1991 due to a landowner dispute. A fair number of locomotives were at the site until its closure 19 years ago..
duchess of sutherland dep. swanick jnc.
To start of a very train based Bank Holiday Weekend for myself, a trip to the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre Steam Gala seemed to be in order. The Railway fielded no less than 8 locomotives during the day, offering Brakevan Rides, Driver Courses, Open Wagon Rides and much more! In service was: - Metropolitan E Class - Metropolitan No.1 - LSWR Beattie Well Tank - 30585 - Peckett 0-4-0ST - 2087 'Gibraltar' - Peckett 0-4-0ST - 2105 'Rokeby' - Bagnall 0-4-0ST - 2469 - Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST - 699 'Swanscombe' - Hudswell Clarke 0-4-0ST - 1742 'Millom' - Hunslet Austerity 0-6-0ST - 3890 'NCB No.66' (Making her first moves in preservation) Please feel free to Like, Comment and please Subscribe!
a few photo's @ midland rail centre 'anything goes w/e'