The first steaming of
43106 after its protracted overhaul at The Severn Valley Railway
on 21st August 2009. This is one of two shots sent to me by celebrated
author and photographer, Keith Langston.
43106 in steam. 21/08/2009
The North Wales
Fellsman on its outward
journey passing under the Conwy arch with 670 leading once more.
37401 dutifully following.
37670 leads 37401 over
the A55 at Old Colwyn as they take empty coaching stock to Holyhead
to run as Compass Tours' charter to Carlisle, The North
Wales Fellsman. 02/08/2009
The train continued its
run around the Bay of Colwyn with the, currently, derelict pier
in the background. 02/08/2009
Also visiting the North
Wales Coast that day was Coronation Pacific 6233, Duchess
of Sutherland with a Liverpool-Holyhead charter "The
North Wales Coast Express". Here the train is leaving
Rhyl, some eight miles from where I was stood. 02/08/2009
Now leaving Abergele/Pensarn,
four miles away this time. 02/08/2009
Llysfaen viaduct. 02/08/2009
And finally, passing
the site of Llysfaen station on its way to Penmaenrhos tunnel
and the bay. 02/08/2009
This vehicle was parked
on the top of Penmaenhead near the site of the Hotel 70 Degrees.