Tonight we have the last back-dated blog post from the North York Moors Railway in 2011, featuring ex-LMS Black 5 class 45428 Eric Treacy at Grosmont.
Tonight’s star is BR Standard class 76079, a locomotive that is in the locoyard fleet of 00 scale models (click here to read a special feature on the model). This locomotive’s mainline performances earned it the nickname the “Pocket Rocket” and it was this locomotive that brought me back to the hobby in 2009. These…
Tonight we go back in time to 2011 and have a good look at the North York Moors Railway’s fantastic Loco yard. Grosmont is certainly one of my favourite places in the country when it comes to steam locomotive depots.
Tonight we go back to 2011 to see ex-LMS Black 5 class 45428 at Whitby about to begin pulling the “Yorkshire Coast Express” to Pickering. This locomotive is named after the famous railway photographer
Fittingly the final images from this series of posts were taken in black and white! My final steam memory from my younger years came from a visit to