a) view looking north from Charlton
b) 70805 dropping ballast
c) a stripped-back class 142 ??
d) 66504 awaiting its turn at East Lyng to visit the site (along with at least three other trains)
Hope these are interest, Best regards, Bill.
They most certainly are of interest Bill, many thanks indeed.
These were booked class 45/1's, steam heat engines were very rare.
45046 made it on 2 May 1983, but did not return on the 1345 return working to Bristol. 50011 worked to Bristol. Bad luck for us 'Peak Bashers'!
Additional information from Clive 45140 worked the Nottingham to Plymouth vans Friday night then worked 1645 Plymouth Penzance that Saturday. 45110 was on a Penzance to Plymouth service that Saturday evening.
Kind regards, Paul Barlow. Many thanks Paul
The problem & how it was solved
Regards Graham Many thanks Graham.
N.B. This was not the only sticky situation 34007 got in - Julian Stephens has sent pictures of the next incident which we hope to show tomorrow.