David Moyle headed to the much-anticipated Bahamas Renaissance railtour, and kindly sent in these great pictures.
Bahamas arriving in Haworth with “The Bahamas Renaissance” railtour which would next call at Keighley before joining the mainline.
The support crew of Bahamas giving the engine a topping up before the final sprint to Carlisle.
Front view shot of Bahamas shortly after arriving in Carlisle Citadel with “The Bahamas Renaissance” railtour.
A closeup of no 45596’s smokebox with the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway’s headboard and the shedcode for Stockport Edgeley (It’s final shed allocation).
The only NBL built jubilee to be operational on the national network, her sisters Leander & Galatea are Crewe built engines.
The only surviving Jubilee to be fitted with the double exhaust chimney.
Just after being hauled back into the station prior to the southbound run over the long drag.
The support crew watering and checking over Bahamas before the southbound climb to Ais Gill.
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