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Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the re-opening of the Watercress Line’s Ropley to Medstead and Four Marks station. An excellent article of how this happened can be found on the railway’s website. To mark the occasion, a slideshow of photographs has been put together from the many visit’s to the line that have featured…
Today we almost round-off the report from last week’s visit to the Swanage Railway, with a few pictures of BR Standard 4MT 2-6-4T 80104 and other stock, including brake vans and cranes.
Our “stead” for the day whilst visiting the Swanage Railway was the rather magnificent rebuilt West Country Pacific 34028 Eddystone.
The Swanage Railway runs a short but very picturesque route from Norden to Swanage, passing through the magnificent Corfe Castle (above) and Harman’s Cross.
Earlier in the week, I had the pleasure of visiting and traveling on the Swanage Railway in Dorset with Mrs Locoyard and as is always the way; there will be much coverage on the visit in the next few days.
Although the weather isn’t fantastic in the UK at the moment, it is a little warmer on the whole. So an important delivery arrived today – the Ice Cream Wagon!
After the excitement of the holding the poll to find the most famous steam locomotive, today is time to play trains! I hope you enjoy these pictures of BR terrier 32670 with a high-window Maunsell carriage and luggage van.
On a visit to the Isle of Wight last Saturday, I briefly stopped at Havenstreet on the Steam Railway.
The day after catching the Real Ale Train (click here for more); I had a brief stop in Bowers Grove Lane to watch schools class 925 Cheltenham (above) and 850 Lord Nelson (below) pass.