Braunton on the Solent and Sacrum

Good evening, Yesterday rebuilt Bulleid Light Pacific locomotive no 34046 Braunton hauled the Solent and Sacrum railtour out of London Waterloo heading for Salisbury, on the return trip she travelled down the south coast to Fareham before thundering up the Portsmouth direct to London Waterloo. Itis quite rare that a steam service is allowed up this…

Stars of the Mid-Hants Spring Steam Gala 2014 Part 3 – West Country Pacific 34046 Braunton

It is strange to think that this locomotive is a classmate of 34007 Wadebridge, featured earlier in the week.  34046 Braunton is one of the rebuilt versions of the West Country class and more closely resembles the third Bulleid pacific to star at the Watercress Line Spring Steam Gala 2014 – 35028 Clan Line.  Rebuilding transformed…