‘K1’ joins Stanier pair for ‘Jacobite’ summer season

‘K1’ joins Stanier pair for ‘Jacobite’ summer season

Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share by email

APRIL 19 saw the start of the 2019 operating season for West Coast Railways’ ‘Jacobite’ trains. 

Two of Ian Riley’s Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0s moved north from Carnforth to Fort William on April 16, with No. 45407 having the honour of hauling the first train three days later. 

Advert
Beautiful spring sunshine illuminates the scene as ‘5MT’ 4-6-0 No. 45212 crosses the River Lochy at Inverlochy with the 10.15 ‘Jacobite’ from Fort William to Mallaig on May 14. EDWARD DYER

No. 45212 is the other ex-LMS 4-6-0 allocated to the Fort William pool for the summer, and they were joined in May by the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group’s ‘K1′ No. 62005. 

Read more in the June 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!

Advert

Railway Reads

From the history of steam through to 21st century rail transport news, we have titles that cater for all rail enthusiasts. Covering diesels, modelling, steam and modern railways, check out our range of magazines and fantastic subscription offers.

Get The Railway Hub Weekly Round-up

Enter your e-mail address below and you will receive weekly rail news straight into your inbox...





You can unsubscribe at any time.

About the Author

Nigel Devereux

Let off some steam...