THE Keighley & Worth Valley Railway witnessed a 20% year-on-year increase in visitor numbers to its Spring Steam Gala over the weekend of March 8-10, with almost 3,000 passengers travelling over the three days. There was a distinctly Midland Region feel to the locomotive line-up, with seven of the eight engines in steam having been…
ERLESTOKE Manor Fund’s Collett 4-6-0 No. 7802 Bradley Manor showed audiences at the Great Central Railway’s Winter Steam Gala just why the type is held in such high regard, putting in some impressive turns at the January 25-27 event. The Severn Valley Railway-based locomotive took its turn at the head of passenger and freight and non-stop…
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