No. 50008 Thunderer
SHEFFIELD City Region has revealed its long-term plan to increase rail travel over the coming years. The Rail Plan is designed to take advantage of the planned north and south connections to HS2 Phase 2b and the proposed Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) scheme. It envisages a new station at Goldthorpe, linking Barnsley and the Dearne…
THE Branch Line Society has scored a major coup by securing Garcia Hanson’s No. 50008 Thunderer for a railtour on July 27. The ‘50’ has been active on the main line for several years, but to date has only hauled passenger trains on heritage railways. Its last railtour outing is thought to have been in October…
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