30 Dec 2011 - Bodmin and Wenford Steam Up was very good. Beattie well tank 30587 working on brake van trips, which had no surcharge, but required obtaining a boarding pass before joining. These trips worked over the whole line. Sadly ex St Blazey 'local' 2-8-0T 4247 had to stand down and was replaced by Prairie 5552.
1 Jan 2012 - visit to South Devon Railway. The now unique Collett 0-6-0 no.3205 was at work (as had also been noted the previous day when we drove by), and the trains seemed well patronised.