Goods Train Weekend
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April 2006
Pick up the Goods
Passenger services hauled by Blackmoor Vale and 75027.
The pre-grouping goods train ran, hauled by LBSCR Terrier No.672 "Fenchurch" of 1872. Normandy shunted at Horsted Keynes. Passenger services hauled by the O1 and Blackmoor Vale, and the Golden Arrow lunchtime train by 75027.
Blackmoor Vale's train included the LMS Bananna Van.
Some re-organisation was necessary as the U-class has had a recurrence of brake problems on the tender. The Esso bitumen tanker has birds nesting in it, so couldn't be used!
Photographs on this page by Derek Hayward, Jon Bowers, Chris Dadson
More photos (although sadly most were on fotopic, which is no longer running) from:
Videos (still available!) from Chris Ward:
Quicktime Movies, of 6-9 MB size.
Six more movies are also still available from Jon Bowers
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Last updated 10 June 2006 (and 13 June 2020) by Richard Salmon.
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