Wensleydale Railway 2013
20th April 2013 and a visit to the Wensleydale Railway for a visit of an East Midland's trains HST, and before that, a few shots in beautiful spring sunshine on Northallerton station.
Grand Central 43468 awaits departure from Northallerton with 1A61 to King's Cross
Tailing was 43484
Freightliner 66616 heads south with a Loaded sand working from Thristlington Steetly to Hunslet Tilcon, (headcode unknown).
East Coast 91132 rushes north with 1S06 to Edinburgh
Rainbow GBRF 66720 runs north on the avoiding line, with 4N90 Eggborough PS to Tyne Coal terminal
43277 speeds through Northallerton with 1E09 Edinburgh-King's Cross
EMT 43050 arrives slightly late with 1Z43 from St Pancras, to traverse the full length of the Wensleydale Railway
Tailing was 43073
TransRail livery 37250 stands at Leeming Bar awaiting restoration. Behind this loco was Rat 25313.
43073 arrives for a brief pause at Leeming Bar
Approaching Mudflat's Farm level crossing, the EMT HST heads west slowly
43050 brings up the rear, as the train approaches Leyburn for a 1 hour break before continuing to Redmire.
With Bolton Castle in the background, 43050 runs uphill from Redmire heading back towards the ECML
A stop off at Ribblehead to phot 221109 and 221102 on a diverted 1M57 Glasgow-BNS service in full sun