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Ex BR Standard Class 4MT 4-6-0 locomotive No. 75029 built at Swindon Works in 1954 to a BR standard R.A. Riddles steam locomotive design and now fitted with a double chimney.

75029 is fitted with a large double chimney and one of the few turned in BR green livery.

75029 by the side of Grosmont shed, seemingly well out of service in 2016

 

BR Standard 4-6-0 75029 pulls into Whitby station with an NYMR steam train from Grosmont (October 2015).

 

Steam loco 75029 turning round on the loop at Whitby station

 

75029 waits to depart from Whitby station with a train for Grosmont

 

75029 departing from Whitby station

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: BR standard 4MT locomotive 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT running light from Grosmont shed to Grosmont station

 

75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT (nameplate not carried here) reversing via the loop in Pickering station

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 75029: Boiler pressure of 75029: 225 lbf/sq.in. superheated, Weight of 75029: loco 67.9 tons, tender 42.2 tons, Wheel diameter of 75029: 3' 0'', 5' 8", Valve gear of 75029: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 75029: 18" x 28" (O), Tractive effort of 75029: 25520 lbf., BR Power classification of 75029: Class 4MT, Route availability RA 4

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: 75029 at Grosmont (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) More on Ex BR standard locomotive 75029

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: The driving wheels and valve gear of  BR standard 4MT locomotive 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: BR standard 4MT locomotive 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT running light through Grosmont

 

 75029 is fitted with the requisite electronic cab warning system (TPWS) to enable it to operate on the national rail network including the Esk Valley Line from Whitby to Battersby.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: BR standard 4MT locomotive 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT at Grosmont level crossing

 

Ex BR standard locomotives 75029 + 76079 double head a passenger train for Goathland-Levisham-Pickering.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: BR standard 4MT locomotive 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT at the rear of the train from Grosmont to Whitby

 

Really nicely turned out! 75029THE GREEN KNIGHT is a BR standard Class 4 4-6-0 locomotive built at Swindon in 1956 and one of the few fitted with a large double chimney and painted green. 75029 was originally saved from the scrapyard by the artist David Shepherd.

 

Now again proudly wearing the nameplate THE GREEN KNIGHT again

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: BR standard 4MT locomotive 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT hauling coaching stock out of Grosmont station

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: 75029 waiting to depart from Grosmont with a Pickering steam train (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) More on Ex BR standard locomotive 75029

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: BR standard 4MT locomotive 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT giving a good smoke and steam display at Grosmont

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: BR standard 4MT locomotive 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT departing from Grosmont with the train for Whitby

 

75029 leaving Whitby with a train for Grosmont

 

75029 at Grosmont acting as a banker for a train to Pickering.

 

75029 waiting to depart from Grosmont station with a steam excursion to the seaside of Whitby Town!

 

75029 double heading with a Black 5 climbing up the bank to Goathland on the NYMR

 

 

75029 coasting over the River Esk bridge with a Battersby - Grosmont train near the North York Moors National Park Centre at Danby.

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: 75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT departing from Grosmont with a train bound for Pickering Station (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) More on Ex BR standard locomotive 75029

 

75029 waiting at Whitby station to return to Grosmont.

 

75029 running south through Newtondale with a Grosmont-Pickering train.

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: BR standard 4-6-0 locomotive 75029 emerging from Grosmont Tunnel with a train from Pickering (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) More on Ex BR standard locomotive 75029

 

75029 passing through Castleton station on the North York Moors, working an NYMR special steam train excursion between Battersby Junction and Grosmont, but here working on the Network Rail tracks of the Middlesbrough Whitby Esk Valley Line. 

 

 

75029 at Danby Station

 

75029 passing through Castleton with a train for Battersby

 

Above and below: Two shots of 75029 passing through Danby station on the North York Moors, working an NYMR special steam train excursion between Battersby Junction and Grosmont, but here working on the Network Rail tracks of the Middlesbrough Whitby Esk Valley Line. The headboard is entitled "THE WHITBY ENTERPRISE".

 

75029 heading down the Esk valley to Whitby from Grosmont

 

75029 arriving in Whitby

 

75029 at Whitby Station

 

75029 at Pickering

 

60007 and 75029 waiting at the start of the day at Grosmont station.

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: 75029 banking in the rear. (North Yorkshire Moors Railway)

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: ... banker 75029 at the rear. (North Yorkshire Moors Railway)

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: Two locomotive and seven carriages on the bank at Eskdale, soon after leaving Grosmont. (North Yorkshire Moors Railway)

 

75029 standing at Grosmont station and then leaving with a train for Pickering

 

 

 

 

75029 crossing the River Esk near Danby National Parks Centre with a train from Grosmont to Battersby on the Esk Valley Line

 

70000 BRITANNIA hauling the Pullman train from Grosmont to Battersby, passing through the Esk Valley at Castleton.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: BR Standard 4-6-0 steam locomotive 75029 waits to go into the coaling stage.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Way we go for more coal from the coaling plant at Grosmont shed.

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: BR standard locomotive 75029 running light to Grosmont Depot

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: BR standard 75029 heading for Grosmont station

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: BR std. 75029 GREEN KNIGHT banks up the rear of 61264.

 

Steam locomotive 75029 rear-banking a 'top and tail' Grosmont to Pickering train at the NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2014

 

BR standard steam locomotive 75029 meets tank engine 1501 at the NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2014

 

BR standard Class 4-6-0 locomotive 75029 in the late afternoon light at the NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2014

 

75029 in Grosmont Depot (NYMR, July 2015)

75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT in Black and White!

 

 

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