The Royal Duchy
Keith Turley, Clive Smith
Regards Keith Turley.
owing to problems with WCRC class 47 No.47772 which should
have worked the Plymouth to Par leg.
The area was bathed in a lovely evening light following a couple hours of unexpected clouds. All that was needed was some smoke which hadn't produced when I photographed the down train earlier. Wish granted. That will do very nicely.
Regards, Clive Smith
in rapidly fading light with the returning 'Royal Duchy' charter
the 1Z26 18:554 Plymouth to Slough.
from Taunton to Par. Seen here, resplendent in lined black livery, passing Cogload.
This was preceded by the 1836 Fairwater to Heyford (Oxford) lengthy engineers train, led by 66515 and tailed by 66561.
Hope these are of interest, Best regards,
On Sunday she will work the Royal Duchy from Taunton to Plymouth and return then staying at Bishops Lydeard for another working into the south west in September.
Keith Turley and Paul Barlow
Many thanks Guy for your bits from your private museum.