GB RAILFREIGHT No. 66753 EMD Roberts Road edges into Butterley loop with UK Railtours’ ‘Amber Valley Venturer’ tour from Euston on May 4, making for an unusual sight among the preserved DMUs and coaching stock at the Midland Railway-Butterley (MRB).
No. 66719 METRO-LAND is out of view at the other end of the train. Resident ‘Generator’ No. 47401 North Eastern was also used to pilot the train between Riddings and Swanwick Junction.
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