Additional footage

Additional footage

Nick Campbell was out at Teignmouth to record some footage of last evenings specials and the passing of two HST’s, the second being led by 43027 with the Queen’s 90th birthday vinyls on. The final part of the video was taken from the Rockstone (or Black)...
Advance notice of Royal Scot on a special.

Advance notice of Royal Scot on a special.

This Saturday 24th June a steam special the Dartmouth Explorer from Woking to Kingswear and is due to be headed by LMS 46100 Royal Scot. With any luck it will rain before then!!!  It would be a shame if the excursion ended up diesel hauled if there is too much of a...
Torbay Express

Torbay Express

  Disappointment when the Torbay Express today was piloted by a freight diesel presumably due to a fire restriction on steam use on National rail after another engine set light to an embankment on the East Coast main line yesterday. The experience was further...
Tornado running back to base.

Tornado running back to base.

In a surprise move today Tornado left the Bodmin  & Wenford Railway and passed through Dawlish on it’s way to Stewarts Lane Depot in London. Luckily Noel Downie was able to get to Totnes in time to see it passing through. Nick Campbell was at Teignmouth...
The Cornishman Express Part 2

The Cornishman Express Part 2

Firstly some extra pictures of the down run to Penzance  of Tornado. This first one was taken by Noel Downie at Totnes station where Tornado had a clear road to gather speed and begin the assault of the lengthy Rattery Incline which begins at the southern end of the...