STANIER ‘Jubilee’ 4-6-0 No. 45690 Leander winds its way southbound along the Lakeland coast at St Bees with the return leg of the Railway Touring Company’s ‘Cumbrian Coast Express on
The BR black-liveried ‘Jub’ had left Carlisle at 13.32 and stuck to within four minutes of the timetable through Workington and Whitehaven, being just three minutes down at this point.
These timings were maintained further south through Sellafield and Barrow, but time was gained by Grange-over-Sands and the train was just one minute late by the time it rolled into Carnforth, where Leander was replaced by an electric loco for the onward journey to London. BOB GREEN
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