Posts Tagged ‘Steam’

Buxton Spa Express approaches Bolton

November 5th, 2011 No comments

LMS Class 5MT 4-6-0 44871 and 45407 hauling a double header steam special “Buxton Spa Express” between Lostock and Bolton on Saturday 5th November 2011.

Buxton Spa Express Double Header 44871 and 45407

60163 “Caledonian Tornado” through Clifton Station

September 21st, 2011 No comments

6201 Princess Elizabeth Cumbrian Mountain Express

August 14th, 2010 No comments

6201 Princess Elizabeth heading north past the site of the ‘Horwich South Fork’ signal box and former Hilton House line junction with the Cumbrian Mountain Express Railtour.

6201 Princess Elizabeth - Cumbrian Mountain Express

and the return through Blackrod Station

This photo and these videos have also been added to the railtour section of the Horwich Station website.

6201 Princess Elizabeth through Blackrod

July 31st, 2010 No comments

6201 ‘Princess Elizabeth’ steams through a rainy Blackrod Station on the return leg of the Cumbrian Mountain Express railtour today.

Bolton Steam Museum Open Day May 2010

May 7th, 2010 No comments

Bolton Steam Museum will be holding another of their open days on 30th and 31st May, where you can see their collection in full steam. Admission is free, although donations towards the running of the boiler are appreciated.

More details here. More photos of the museum here.

Princess Elizabeth – North Wales Coast Express

August 16th, 2009 No comments

LMS Princess Class 4-6-2 No. 6201, Princess Elizabeth passed through Rainhill this morning with the North Wales Coast Express from Liverpool Lime Street to Holyhead, 180 years after the Rainhill Trials were held on the same stretch of line.

6201 Princess Elizabeth passes through Rainhill - 15th August 2009

Duchess of Sutherland – Cumbrian Mountain Express

August 8th, 2009 No comments

6233, Duchess of Sutherland passed by Horwich this morning with the Cumbrian Mountain Express, the first ever Duchess to work north from Bolton to Chorley. The steps to the right of the picture indicate the site of Horwich Fork signal box.

Duchess of Sutherland passes Horwich Fork SB with the Cumbrian Mountain Express (8th August 2009)

It returned later on, passing through Blackrod Station in the evening: