Branchline Weekend

29th February 2004

This branchline weekend featured six of the railway's own locomotives in steam, including recently restored 'Earl of Berkeley'.

96 'Normandy' and 473 'Birch Grove' arrive at Sheffield Park...

...passing the token to 55 'Stepney' and 672 'Fenchurch'.

The crew of the O1 No. 65 awaiting departure from Kingscote.

65 at Kingscote...

...before heading off south down the line.

'Steoney' and 'Fenchurch' running around their train at Kingscote.

9017 'Earl of Berkeley' simmers at Horsted Keynes...

...before departing for Kingscote.

'Stepney' and 'Normandy' at the head of the next train from Sheffield Park.

The double-header pulls out of the station...

...and heads north up the line.

'Earl of Berkeley' running around at Sheffield Park.

9017 taking on water.

The fire glows from the cab.

Simmering quietly while her tender fills.

The Cambrian Coast Express awaiting departure?

No - only shunting the luggage van!

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