OCTOBER 2018 - PAGE TWO
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GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY, OCTOBER 7th, 2018
92214 "LEICESTER CITY" running through Quorn with a Northbound freight..
Thompson B1, 1264 (BR No. 61264) running as 1251 "Oliver Bury"..
769434, formerly 319434, standing in Quorn yard. The "Flex" unit has been converted from solely electric power to operate on 25kV, 750v DC and diesel power, the latter via a diesel engine fitted to the bogies at each end of the unit.
I sincerely hope they run better than the 319 units, catapulted North, that I use on a frequent basis.
Part of the modifications.
6990 "Witherslack Hall" piloting 92214 running South.
Britannia class 70013 "Oliver Cromwell".
The DMU was active throughout the day.
Preparing for the mail demonstration.
The B1 was moving fast as it closed in on the mail bags.
Now you see it.....now you don't, it was all over in a flash.
There were alternative activities.
"City of Wells".
Last shot of the day as Witherslack Hall and 92214 storm away from Quorn.
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