70000's first trip over the S&C - 3rd March 2012

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70000's first trip over the S&C - 3rd March 2012

Postby steamingyorkshire » Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:28 pm

Saturday the 3rd March 2012 and BR 7MT No.70000 'Britannia' is seen hauling 'The Cumbrian Mountain Express' over the Settle and Carlisle Railway seen at Gargrave Viaduct and Horton In Ribblesdale.

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Re: 70000's first trip over the S&C - 3rd March 2012

Postby Micky » Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:12 pm

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Re: 70000's first trip over the S&C - 3rd March 2012

Postby 60800 » Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:40 pm

Micky, 70000 hauled the royal train last month, so it has the (dare I say very nice) white cab roof from that. The roof is to be painted black this month, unfortunately.
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Re: 70000's first trip over the S&C - 3rd March 2012

Postby Blink Bonny » Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:22 pm

Ay up!

Apparently "Driver Wales" may have been active on the run. He was certainly on the footplate for part of it....
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