Katie says hello to Katie!

RAVENGLASS & Eskdale Railway’s resurrected 1896-built Heywood 0-4-0T Katie (right) stands alongside Eaton Hall Railway’s 1996-built replica 0-4-0T Katie (centre) at Clayton West Shed on September 14, revealing several interesting differences between the two locos.

Rhyl Miniature Railway’s Cagney 4-4-0 No. 44 (left) gives a fascinating contrast in size between miniature and minimum-gauge locos sharing a common 15in gauge.

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All three were visiting Friends of Kirklees Light Railway’s September 14-15 ‘Estate Railways’-themed Annual Steam & Diesel Gala Weekend, which also featured a visit by Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway’s 0-8-2 River Irt. GAVIN MORRISON

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Sam Hewitt

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