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Ex LNER/BR Class B1 4-6-0 locomotive 61264
Ex LNER/BR 4-6-0 Class B1 No. 61264 (LNER locomotive 1264) built to an Edward Thompson design at NBL 1947, here shown leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering. 61264 comes from the Barrow Hill Roundhouse in the English Midlands.
61264 heading north through Newtondale with a Pickering-Grosmont train.
61264 heading south near Fylingdales Moor with a Grosmont-Pickering train.
61264 climbing the last of Beckhole bank entering Goathland station with a Grosmont-Pickering train.
61264, on Network Rail, passing through Sleights with a Whitby-Grosmont excursion train.
61264 heading north near Fylingdales Moor with a Pickering-Grosmont train.
61264 passing through Castleton on the North York Moors, working an NYMR steam special excusion between Battersby Junction and Grosmont, but here working on the Network Rail tracks of the Middlesbrough-Whitby Esk Valley Line.
Ex BR/LNER design Class K1 2-6-0 locomotive 62005
Ex BR 2-6-0 Class K1 locomotive No. 62005, built 1949 at NBL to design by Peppercorn, waiting to depart from Grosmont station with a train for Pickering. 62005 was once called "LORD OF THE ISLES" so why not now! 62005 is owned by the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group (NELPG).
62005 departing from Grosmont with a train for Pickering.
62005 worked mainly in the north-east of England as it still does!
62005 passing through Castleton station on the North York Moors, working an NYMR steam special excursion train between Battersby Junction and Grosmont, but here working on the Network Rail tracks of the Middlesbrough-Whitby Esk Valley Line.
61994 "THE GREAT MARQUESS"
Ex BR/LNER design Class K4 2-6-0 locomotives
Ex LNER 3442-1994, Ex BR locomotive 2-6-0 Class K4 No. 61994 "THE GREAT MARQUESS", built in 1938 at Darlington Locomotive Works to a design by Gresley for the West Highland line shown here being prepared for a days work. 61994 comes from the Thornton Depot, Fife in Scotland.
Above and below: 61994 "The Great Marquess" working hard climbing out of Newtondale with a Pickering-Grosmont train.
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