This is a must for any GWR man, with an absolute feast of branch line formations. Full details on South Devon Rly website, with presumably the usual disclaimers, but I have yet to see the SDR fail to produce the goods!
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 February - debut of 6412 ex works in BR green, along with visiting Prairie Tank No. 4566 from the Severn Valley Railway in BR black. Also resident GWR 0-6-0 3205 in BR lined green and diesel railcar W55000. Also demonstration goods trains.
Monday 16 to Thursday 19 February- auto train comprising No. 6412 with W225W and W228W; possibly also extra services with the diesel railcar.
Friday 20 to Sunday 22 February - Winter Ale Festival at Staverton plus;
Friday - GWR 0-6-0PT 1369, LT livery 0-6-0PT No. L.92 (GWR No. 5786) and 6412. All three locos are scheduled to appear on goods as well as passenger trains. Also an evening photo shoot planned at Buckfastleigh (mainly shed) featuring 6412, 4566 and 3205.
Saturday and Sunday should feature no fewer than five locos in steam: 1369, L92, 6412, 4566 and 3205, plus W55000, also D2246 as pilot at Staverton if required.