Railscene No. 42

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Newslines – Paddington Station with the naming of an HST power car Intercity
by MD Chris Green. Guests treated to a run behind LMS Pacific No. 46203
from Paddington.
Farewell to BR: SR S15 No. 828 departs Didcot for Crewe and the series of steam tours
from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead commemorating the demise of BR.
Locomotives at Llandudno include – Nos. 5029, 828, 46203, 4498 and 71000.
BR 2-6-4T No. 80080 took a charter to Skegness from Nottingham.
Preservation – The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Spring Gala included S15 828
plus LMS Nos. 48431 and 47279 plus more home fleet.
The opening of the newly restored station at Kidderminster providing the
terminus for the SVR. Nos. 6024, 5029, 2857, 4422 and Jubilee No. 45596 were in
attendance over the weekend.
GCR Freight Weekend with Black Five 44767, GWR tank No. 5224 and LNER 69523.
Modern News: Mid-Hants Diesel Gala brought in Nos. D7018, D5353, 33116, Peak
45132 and newly repainted Class 47 D1524 Old Oak Common.
Network News: Class 73 73107 naming at Redhill Station commemorating
150 years of Redhill.
Southampton Freightliner Terminal and the naming of
Class 47 47095 Southampton WRD.
Main Line Steam: LMS Jubilee No. 45596 on the Welsh Marches Express
from Worcester to Hereford.
No. 6024 King Edward Ist from Paddington to Stratford Upon Avon.
No. 75069 on a positioning train from Worcester Shrub Hill to the West Somerset
Railway. Includes scenes on the WSR with double-heading by Prairie No. 4160.
No. 75069 would stay at the WSR for the summer season. Class 47 47703 Queen Mother
returned the train to Worcester.
Approximately 90 minutes duration