THE Mangapps Railway, Essex, held an anniversary gala over the August 24-26 bank holiday weekend.
The railway and extensive museum have been built up entirely from scratch by the Jolly family over the past 30 years.
The line has grown enormously since then, when the presence of main line diesels would have been unimaginable, but this event fielded four. There is now much new development of the site taking place.
An intensive train service was operated all weekend, diesel-only on Saturday, steam and diesel on Sunday and Monday.
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