10a. Live Steam engines at York Station
City of YORK SCENES
* York Area Index *
* 46115 SCOTS GUARDSMAN * Jinty 47406 * GER N7 69621 * 3717 CITY OF TRURO * 45231 THE SHERWOOD FORESTER * 6201 PRINCESS ELIZABETH * 71000 DUKE OF GLOUCESTER * 5972 OLTON HALL * 6233 DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND * Heritage Diesels * More Live Steam *
HERITAGE STEAM LOCOMOTIVES at YORK STATION
6201 PRINCESS ELIZABETH
The nameplate of ex LMS (London Midland and Scottish Railway) 4-6-2 pacific PRINCESS ELIZABETH of locomotive 6201 which became British Railways BR 46201.
Stanier 4-6-2 Pacific Princess Royal Class 6201 PRINCESS ELIZABETH arriving at York Station with a special steam excursion charter train from Crewe to Scarborough - THE SCARBOROUGH FLYER. A splendid Victorian iron-work setting of the station arches for this magnificent 20th century locomotive.
6201 was built in Crewe Works in 1933 to the design of Sir William A Stanier FRS and ever since loved by people of all ages!
6201 is owned by the East Lancashire Railway and available for chartered train hire.
6201 departing with the "SCARBOROUGH FLYER" from York Station Platform 5
71000 DUKE OF GLOUCESTER
The 4-6-2 pacific locomotive 71000 DUKE OF GLOUCESTER on the "THE WHITE ROSE" express train run from London, Kings Cross Station.
71000 Duke of Gloucester is also owned by the East Lancashire Railway heritage company.
71000 in action whilst visiting the nearby North Yorkshire Moors Railway
5972 OLTON HALL
Ex GWR/BR Hall Class locomotive 5972 OLTON HALL resting peacefully by the NRM museum after hauling a steam train excursion.
The old passenger train 4-6-0 steam locomotive 5972 OLTON HALL (built at Swindon in 1937) alongside the 'ex new diesel' 47798 PRINCE WILLIAM, now of heritage status itself with the advent of new high-speed passenger trains!
For £1 fare you can have little ride on a real working steam train.
5972 OLTON HALL is owned by the West Coast Railway Company of Carnforth.
5972 OLTON HALL is currently painted in maroon livery and ...
... carrying the HOGWARTS RAILWAYS logo on the side of the tender for its HOGWARTS EXPRESS part in the Harry Potter films (has been named HOGWARTS CASTLE for the film too).
1927 (3) ROYAL SCOT CLASS 6115/46115 SCOTS GUARDSMAN
Class 6P/7P 4-6-0 Ex BR 46115 SCOTS GUARDSMAN was built from a Fowler design as LMS 6115 in 1927 by the North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Scotland, and rebuilt in 1950 at Crewe Locomotive Works and later fitted with a double chimney to improve efficiency.
46115 SCOTS GUARDSMAN at York Station with THE SCARBOROUGH SPA EXPRESS
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