NOVEMBER 2017 - PAGE THREE
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GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY "LAST HURRAH"
19th NOVEMBER 2017
6990 "Witherslack Hall" collecting vans at Quorn.
92214 pulling away from Quorn.
8F taking on water at Loughborough.
D3690 brought stock in to couple up with another set to form an express running to Leicester North.
Arrival of the express, double-headed by 47046 and 68067 leading.
68067 was formerly "Robert" and this is how I last saw it in 2005 at the LNWR works in Crewe.
Together with Robert's wheels are the frames and boiler off "Thornbury Castle".
Running round. The site of the original station, Belgrave & Birstall, can be seen in the background.
Recently constructed Diesel Brake Tender utilising the frame from coach 15208.
68067 running solo at Leicester North.
Time to go.....
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