With a history filled with streamlined expresses and services, the LNER is famous for it’s uniquely designed locomotives and stock that spanned a generation of British Railway history.
Powering home the Torbay Express from Kingswear to Bristol Temple Meads is rebuilt London & North Eastern Railway 4-6-2 Peppercorn A1 Pacific Class number 60163 ‘Tornado’. (02/08/2015)
Running round its train at Leicester North on the preserved Great Central Railway is Great Northern Railway N2 Class 0-6-0T 1744. (20/02/2016)
Seen pressing down the power on the climb out of Milton Keynes Central is preserved London & North Eastern Railway Gresley A4 Pacific number 60009 ‘Union of South Africa’, working north through Wolverton with the ‘Cheshireman’ railtour from London Euston to Chester. (20/09/2014)
Once again in wind and driving rain, we catch rebuilt Peppercorn A1 Pacific number 60163 ‘Tornado’, working the return 1Z28 from Kingswear to Bristol Temple Meads, the safety valve once again going full blast! (26/07/2015)
Also, Seagull ahoy! :O
Operating its first Torbay Express of the year, and first Torbay Express after overhaul back into its original LNER Apple Green, rebuilt Peppercorn A1 Pacific number 60163 ‘Tornado’ is seen rounding the bend at Teignmouth with the outbound service from Bristol Temple Meads to Kingswear. (12/07/2015)
Spewing some dark smoke as it ambles along the Dawlish Sea Wall is rebuilt London & North Eastern Railway 4-6-2 Peppercorn A1 Pacific Class number 60163 ‘Tornado’. (02/08/2015)