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Branch-Line Weekend

Dave Bowles', David Harp's and David Chappell's photos, 22-23 February 2003

No. 672 and the Metropolitan set at KingscoteNo. 672 with the Metropolitan set. Click on photos for full-size versions.

The usual busy timetable of 'Vintage Branch Line Trains' kept everyone amused in the pleasant winter sunshine. Here is a selection of photos taken on the Saturday (and one on the Sunday, when the weather was not so good), showing some of the 7 locos in use.

Left: No. 672, sporting LB&SCR lettering, with the Metropolitan set in the early morning mist (Dave Bowles).

Right: No. 672 and the Metropolitan set leaving Kingscote after the sun had come out (David Harp).

No.65 with the early morning goods train Goods Returning to HK
Left: The O1 takes the 9.30 Goods from the Park (Dave Bowles).
Right: Goods Returning to HK (David Chappell).

The Goods in the Goods Dock 80151 with 10.41 to SP
Left: No.65 with the Goods in the Goods Dock (David Chappell).
Right: 80151 waits for the road with the 10.41 to Sheffield Park (David Chappell).

96 and Mets as 3.07 from SP 96 takes water at KC
Left: No.96 "Normandy" and the Mets formed the 3.07 ex Sheffield Park (David Chappell).
Right: "Normandy" takes water at Kingscote (David Chappell).

65 departing with 1.07 on Sunday

No.65 departs southwards from Horsted Keynes with the 1.07 on Sunday (David Chappell).

See also Jon Bowers' Branch Line Weekend photos and Jon Horrocks' Branch Line Weekend photos


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