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40th Anniversary Festival Gala - Spring Steam Gala 2013

 

Most photos taken between May 3rd - May 12th, STEAM LOCOMOTIVES and STEAM TRAINS GALORE

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NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013:  B! 61306 MAYFLOWER heads into Grosmont Tunnel with a steam train for Pickering This is what it is all about!

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: In Grosmont locomotive depot steam locomotives A4 Pacific 60007 SIR NIGEL GRESLEY and B1 61264 (disguised as 61002 IMPALA) await their day's work

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Likewise, steam locomotive Stanier Black Five 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER

 

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.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Steam locomotive B1 61306 MAYFLOWER trundles towards to the coaling plant.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Steam locomotive 61306 is now ready for action.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: The driving wheels, link motion and valve gear of ex British Railways 61306 MAYFLOWER

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 61306 was built by the North British Locomotive Company Ltd. of Glasgow and entered directly into the Eastern Region of the Nationalised BRITISH RAILWAYS in 1948.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61306 MAYFLOWER passes fellow green steam locomotive SR S15 825

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: A portrait of Ex. BR steam locomotive 61306 MAYFLOWER

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 61306 brings in the maroon coaching stock for a Grosmont Pickering train

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 61306 MAYFLOWER, resplendent in its pretty green livery, awaits departure with a Grosmont-Pickering train.

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Ex BR steam locomotive Stanier Black Five 44871 standing at Grosmont Station with a train for Pickering

Stanier Black Five 44871, ex British Railways from the post-war heyday of steam trains!

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 44871 and B1 61264 leaving Grosmont with a steam train for Pickering

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: SR number plate of 825

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Ex SR 825, with smoke deflectors, waiting to leave Grosmont with a train for Pickering

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 waits to leave Grosmont station with a steam train for Whitby Town

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: SR 825 leaving Grosmont with a steam train for Pickering

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 waits to leave Grosmont Station with the YORKSHIRE COAST EXPRESS bound for Pickering

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 leaves Grosmont with a Pickering train

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Tank engine 69023 JOEM with the NELPG society saloon car special train from Grosmont to Pickering

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: It may look like an LNER locomotive but 69023 was actually built in 1951 to an old and trusted design!

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 69023 leaving Grosmont - the general scene of station platforms, level crossing, signal gantries and signal box.

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 69023 saloon car special courtesy of the NELPG

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 69023 entering Grosmont Tunnel

 

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

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: The green liveried B1 61306 MAYFLOWER with the black K1 62005 beyond it back in Grosmont Sheds after a hard day's work!

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: BRITISH RAILWAYS - those were the days!

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: The original MAYFLOWER was B1 61379 and 61306 never carried the LNER number 1306 because it was built in 1948 by NBL and entered service straight into newly nationalised BRITISH RAILWAYS, but the green livery is a post BR service addition replacing the standard BR black livery.

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 69023 JOEM leaving Goathland station with the saloon car special to Pickering

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: SR 825 climbing up the bank into Goathland station with a steam train of the cream/carmine carriage stock.

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: SR 825 at Goathland with a steam train headed by some of the LNER teak carriages, very plush rolling stock to travel in!

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: SR 825 Leaves Goathland Station with a steam train for Pickering

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Steam locomotive B1 61264 impersonating B1 61002 IMPALA as a nostalgic gesture to when B1 61002 pulled steam trains from Whitby to Grosmont, Pickering and beyond.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: The real identity of 61002 is revealed by the London & North Easter Railway Company  plate carrying the LNER number 1264, becoming BR number 61264.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: 61002 awaits at Grosmont

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: A nice portrait of steam locomotive B1 61002 IMPALA (really 61264) with attractive cream and Whitby Carmine coaching stock.

 

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

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 alias 61002 pulls out of Grosmont station with a steam train for Goathland, Levisham and Pickering. (its a top and tail train, see below)

 

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

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Its good to see the Lambton tan engine No 29 back in action, still going strong despite being over 100 years old!

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Lambton tank engine 29 was all spruced up by a couple of hard working young lads at Grosmont Station

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: The double-header of SR 825 plus Lambton 29 powers up the Goathland bank into Goathland Station, nice steam locomotive action!

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: The double-header of SR 825 plus Lambton 29 entering Goathland Station

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: The double-header of SR 825 plus Lambton tank 29 wait at Goathland

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: BR Std. 75029 enters Goathland Station with a steam train from Pickering

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: The double-header of SR 825 plus Lambton tank 29 depart from Goathland Station, heading south for Newtondale, Levisham and Pickering.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013:  Goodbye NYMR steam locomotives and steam trains until the next steam Gala Day!

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