10b. More Live Steam trains at York
City of YORK SCENES
* York Area Index *
* 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 * 10b More Live Steam * 10c AND more Live Steam *
6233 DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND
A magnificent steam train sight! 6233 DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND arriving in York Station with the Crewe-Scarborough charter train known as 'THE SCARBOROUGH FLYER'. Ex LMS 6233, never streamlined like LMS 4-6-2 Pacific 6229 BR 46229 DUCHESS OF HAMILTON and she is ex British Railways BR number 46233.
6233 is one of the majestic and very powerful ex LMS 4-6-2 Pacific locomotives designed by Sir William A Stanier and built at Crewe Locomotive Works in 1938. Last working shed code was 1B Camden, the depot that was just north of Euston Station
Before an 'adoring worshiping' fan, 6233 heads north-east out of York Station over the Ouse bridge and onto the mainly single-track York Scarborough railway line.
A sequence of pictures of 6233 46233 DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND turned out in BR express passenger train green livery at York Station in the summer of 2012
Hauling THE SCARBOROUGH FLYER
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45231 THE SHERWOOD FORESTER
Ex British Railways BR number 45231 waiting to leave for Scarborough with THE SCARBOROUGH SPA EXPRESS.
45231 is Ex LMS locomotive 5231 built in 1936 is one of the famous workhorses known as the "Black Fives' to a 4-6-0 design of Sir William A Stanier.
N7 0-6-2T locomotive 69621
Visiting LNER/GER Class N7 0-6-2 tank engine 69621
for better and more interesting pictures see also NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012
69621 was employed in 2010 for hauling short live steam trips for adults and children alike at York Railway Museum and proved a big success with tourists.
0-6-0T 'Jinty 47406' was employed in 2010 to haul short steam trips at NRM Museum
Ex BR 3F 'Jinty' 47406 (LMS/Midland Railway 16489 & 7406) is an 0-6-0 tank engine built at the Vulcan Foundry in 1926.
A sequence involving 70000 BRITANNIA at York Station in March 2012
hauling the CUMBRIAN EXPRESS from London Kings Cross to Carlisle
The magnificent original Britannia Class 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive built at Crewe Works in 1951
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