At the Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Spectacular 2012; the National Railway Museum’s Battle of Britain class 34051 Sir Winston Churchill was put on display at Alresford (click here to read more). Last Sunday; 34051 could be found at the railway again, this time in Ropley loco yard, outside the main works.
The Watercress Line’s Great Spring Steam Gala
One of the biggest stars of the Watercress Line’s Great Spring Steam Gala
Although a last minute stand-in for the withdrawn 3717 City of Truro; the Severn Valley Railway’s large prairie tank 5164 nevertheless added some variety to
I am very happy to report that the Watercress Line’s Great Spring Gala truly lived up to its name and then some! Not only was it Great, but it was fantastic!
This Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd March, the Watercress Line will be holding their Great Spring Steam Gala.
The final post on the Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Spectacular 2012 is perhaps the most unusual!
The Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Spectacular 2012 had two visitors; 43XX 5322 and Battle of Britain Class 34051 Sir Winston
After the cancellation of 30777 Sir Lamiel, 43xx 5322 provided a last-minute fill-in at the Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Spectacular 2012. 5322 is usually based at the Didcot Railway Centre and although it did not quite fit in with the steam Gala’s Southern theme, it none-the-less was an interesting addition to the loco line-up. 5322…
Yet another fantastic steam gala was held at the Watercress Line this weekend. The whole line was constant hive of activity, with seven locomotives (and one crane) in steam; working a variety of services, some double-headed plus demonstration freight services. There was also plenty on static display too; including a visitor from the National Railway…