Severn Valley Autumn Steam Gala – 4566/46521

The Severn Valley’s Third guest for their Autumn steam gala was previous long time resident on the railway Ivatt class 2 46521, and was used in filming of “Oh Doctor Beaching!” gaining the unofficial name ‘Blossom’. It moved to the GCR in 2000 but returned for the SVR’s fiftieth anniversary, paired with resident GWR prairie…

Kent & East Sussex Railway – more memories from the 1990’s

As promised on Saturday, here are a few photographs taken whilst growing up alongside the Kent and East Sussex Railway. For starters, the picture below was taken in 1993 and shows A1X terrier 32650 Sutton & P class 1556 – Leaving Rolvenden (at the bottom of Tenterden Bank) Another picture of the terrier in BR colours,…