Marking the 125th anniversary of the West Highland line, Keith Farr concludes his performance summary of different traction types by looking at the diesel classes that replaced steam. In the August issue I took advantage of the 125th anniversary of the West Highland line to discuss steam performance between Glasgow and Fort William. Supporting the…
APRIL 19 saw the start of the 2019 operating season for West Coast Railways’ ‘Jacobite’ trains. Two of Ian Riley’s Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0s moved north from Carnforth to Fort William on April 16, with No. 45407 having the honour of hauling the first train three days later. No. 45212 is the other ex-LMS 4-6-0 allocated…
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