Churnet Valley Railway picture report
Shareholders' Special to
26th February 2011
Arrival at the Cauldon Lowe quarry headshunt.
There are various sidings at the former quarry site.
The train was topped and tailed with class 33 number 33021 "
" trailing on the way up and ex-GWR 2-6-2T number 5199 leading.
We stopped at an unguarded crossing.
Descending into Leekbrook Junction
Crossing the Cheddleton-Leek road
Leekbrook Junction, on the opposite side amongst the trees is the triangle
The tank on the rear was huffing and puffing
Leekbrook signal box under restoration
The Churnet River in flood
Looking North from Froghall station
The unearthed remains of the original signal box at Cheddleton
Tail end "
" returning from Cauldon
5199 taking a rest
Heading for Froghall