Below are a few photos of recent test trains in Cornwall as well as a china clay working.
Making the most of a week's holiday, I caught up with the Goonbarrow Junction to Fowey Docks Carne point CDAS in decent autumnal weather, 4 shots of the day's jolly by car in Mid Cornwall for CRS, with a visit to St Pinnock Viaduct before journeying back home
All the Best
It was first allocated to Landore depot in Swansea and was to remain there for its GWR working career as well as most of its BR days until Jun 1961 when it was transferred to Neath (87A). Its final shed allocation was to Llanelly (87F) in Feb 1963 and was to remain there for the remainder of its working career until May 1963 when it was withdrawn from service after completing 1,300,000 miles. It was later sold to Woodhams brothers in Oct of the same year.
Preservation The locomotive was bought by John Mynors from the scrap yard and was sold following his death. The locomotive was sold to the Great Western Society at Didcot and left by rail as the 4th departure from Barry in March 1969.
Following its arrival at Barry Scrapyard it was to remain at Barry Island for five years until 1969 when it was purchased by the GWS and moved to Didcot by rail for restoration. It was restored to steam in 1979 and was reunited with its original Drysllwyn Castle nameplates. It was a regular performer in 1985 during the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Great Western Railway. Details on 5051's history courtesy Wikipedia.