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|Thunderbird Class 57 awaits what we've all come to see...|
|Class 390 Pendolino no. 390 055 stands for the first time in Newcastle|
|Under the wires of the ECML on its first trial run|
|After 6 minutes inside of Central Station the Pendolino now ready |
to head south to London Kings Cross
|Nana & Grandad take shelter in one of the Brake Vans, ready to head|
towards the Collections Building, Tea in Hand!
|Looking back at the Reception building|
|The Goods Shed, where we left from.|
|Soho Building, which was originally an iron merchant’s store,|
but later became a railway workshop
|The first view of the 'Magnificent Seven'|
|All lined up, (right to left) No's 55016 'Gordon Highlander', 55019 |
'Royal Highland Fusilier' & 55002 'KOYLI'
|Class 03, no D2090 on the shuttle run complete with headboard for the day|
|The Prototype 'Deltic' possibly one of the most striking Loco's ever made|
|No. 55002 'The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry'|
|Side view of 'KOYLI'|
|All you need to know|
|As always, one of me and a famous 'nameplate'|
|My Nana & Grandad on their first joint railway adventure for a few years|
|Me and the man responsible for my love of Railways|
|55019 'Royal Highland Fusilier'|
|55019 again flanked by 55016 'Gordon Highlander'|
|D9016/55016 'Gordon Highlander'|
|L-R: Prototype 'Deltic', 55009 'Alycidon', 55022 'Royal Scots Grey' |
& 55015 'Tulyar'
|Napier Deltic Headboard celebrating '50 Years' of|
Deltic attached to the No1 end of 55009 'Alycidon'
|55022 'Royal Scots Grey' and D9015/55015 'Tulyar'|
|The Cats Whiskars and Me, my Grandad took this as you can see |
by the strange angle! Thanks though mate!
|''Honey, I shrunk the Deltic''. At the Bachmann stand, Prototype Deltic for sale.|
|No 5972 'Olton Hall' / 'Hogwarts Castle' back indoors, we had enjoyed|
a ride from York to Shildon & back behind her two weeks previously.
|My Nana and the famous 'Hogwarts Castle' nameplate|
|'KOYLI' on a demonstration run, what a lovely noise!|
|Cabside, looking back along 'Deltic'|
|The engine room. WOW!|
|Drivers side of the cab|
|Me at the controls of 'Alycidon' 55009|