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Starlight Specials and Giants of Steam


Saturday 23rd October 1999

65 at Sheffield Park

Sunday 24th October 1999

GIANTS of Steam

British Railways Standard 5 73082 Camelot Photos: the following four photos were sent in by Jon Bowers. The weather was not kind to photographers on the Sunday!

'Camelot' at Horsted Keynes


Maude at Horsted Keynes

North British Railway C Class No.673 Maude

NBR 673 was built by Neilson & Co. of Glasgow in 1891. After War Service on the Western Front during the First World War, it was named "Maude" after Lt. Gen. Maude, Commander of the British Forces in Mesopotamia. It was based at Haymarket and Bathgate before purchase by the SRPS in 1966.

During the 1980s NBR673 travelled widely on the main line, operating SRPS Railtours, the 1984 Mallaig Steam Specials and, most notably, a round trip from Falkirk under its own power to the Rainhill 150 Celebrations in 1980. A major overhaul was completed in 1992, since when No. 673 has been in regular use on the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway.

History of "Maude" taken from the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway web site, with permission.

British Rail 4MT 75027 approaches 3-arch bridge British Rail 4MT 75027 approaches 3-arch bridge

Southern Railway Bulleid C1 north of Sharpthorne tunnel Southern Railway Bulleid C1 north of Sharpthorne tunnel

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