VIDEO: 6990 Whitherslack at East Lancashire Railway

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Richard Harnetty spent his day with Great Central Based ex BR Built modified hall 6990 Whitherslack Hall at The East Lancashire Railway during their Orange Timetable. 

“We start at Bury as we see 6990 arrive with the 1st train of the day from Heywood. We join her train for the trip to Rawtenstall.”

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“Most of the filming was done during the previous video so not much was done on this occasion. On the return we leave at Burrs Country Park as we head to one of our favorite lineside locations as we wait for 6990 to come back with the 13.00pm departure from Bury this time hauling 11 coaches which includes Pete Waterman’s ex GWR Saloon & the ELR midweek luncheon dining train.”

“Here we see her arrive from Bury to pick up passengers. Now for the departure turn up the volume to hear the sound of GWR heaven as she departs for Rawtenstall. We end this video as we begun at Bury Bolton Street as we see her arrive with the 11 coach load from Heywood.”

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