Valentine’s Day Locoyard Special 2014

Today’s special Valentines Day post features both mine and LocoYard’s flagship and most loved locomotives hauling some rather speical trains. First we have LocoYard’s 850 Lord Nelson hauling a rake of Pullman coaches on a speical Valentine’s Day Luncheon special.

GWR 3031 Achilles Class – Dean Single – Locomotive Profile

A newly built 3050 Royal Sovereign Photo source: Wikipedia  The Dean Single was a passenger steam locomotive built by the Great Western Railway between 1891 and 1899 under the direction of GWR’s chief mechanical engineer William Dean.  The locomotive class was known by many different names such as 3031 Class or Achilles class, both named…