Watercress Line Autumn Steam Gala 2013 – Visitors

The Watercress Line will be holding their Autumn Steam Gala from 25-27th October 2013 and it promises to be as good as any before!  They have announced three large visitors to the event; A1 Class 60163 Tornado, BR Standard 7MT Class 70000 Britannia and rebuilt West Country Class 34046 Braunton.  More details of these locomotives are given below:

Didcot Railway Centre - BR standard 7MT - 70000 Britannia - 2012

Class:  BR Standard 7MT class
Region:  All
Number:  70000
Name:  Britannia
Livery:  BR Brunswick Green
Built:   1951, Crewe
Home Base: Mainline Locomotive owned by the Royal Scot Locomotive & General Trust

2012 - Mainline Working - The Cathedrals Express - Winchester - A1 class - 60163 Tornado - BR Blue

Class:  New-build Peppercorn A1 Pacific
Region:  North Eastern
Number:  60163
Name:  Tornado
Livery:  BR Express Blue
Built:   2008, Darlington
Home Base: Mainline Locomotive owned by the A1 Trust

2008 - West Somerset Railway - Minehead - 34046 Braunton

Class:  West Country Class (rebuilt)
Region:  Southern
Number:  34046
Name:  Braunton
Livery:  BR Brunswick Green
Built:   1946, Brighton (rebuilt 1959)
Home Base: West somerset Railway (mainline certified)

For more information on the Gala, please click here.