Autumn Steam Gala - A Southern flavour this year celebrating the return of Standard 4 75069.  Local services and goods trains completed the picture.

30541 Southern 'Q' Class loco.  

Thanks to The Maunsell Locomotive Society & The Bluebell Railway

 

This is the last survivor of a small class of20 locos built in 1938 to 1939.  

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

 

 

 

 

 

34092 "City of Wells" Southern "West Country" Class.

Thanks to the East Lancashire Railway Light Railway Co Ltd

 

Dating from 1949 this loco was used on London to Kent expresses until withdrawn in late 1964.

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

 

 

 

 

 

76017 BR Standard 4.

Thanks to Mid Hants Railway Ltd

 

Rescued from Barry scrapyard in 1974 this loco joined sister 75069 for the first time on SVR metals.

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

 

 

 

 

 

A variety of Auto train worked services over the Gala at both ends of the line.

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley

Photo: A Coley