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THE GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY

Swithland Steam Gala 2013        ( page 2 of 4 )

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 6023 King Edward ll at Quorn and Woodhouse

6023 King Edward ll at Quorn and Woodhouse on Staturday 27th April 2013

This was the last chance to see the Great Western King , King Edward ll in 2013 at the GCR be for it returned to The GWS at Didcot.

This Swithland Steam Gala  2013 was billed with 8 locomotives four of which were visitors. This event was to mark the opening of Swithland sidings to the public with the signal box in full use.

 

Sir Hayton a 0-4-2 narrow gauge locomotive on display at Quorn and Woodhouse station yard in 2013

Sir Hayton a 0-4-2 narrow gauge locomotive on display at Quorn and Woodhouse station yard in 2013 on a flat bed lorry in the evening sun. The locomotive was on a small tour of heritage railways from the Talyllyn Railway in North Wales.

Sir Haydn on a low-loader

Sir Haydon No.3 is a 0-4-2ST  built by Hughes for the 2ft 3ins gauge Corris Railway as a 0-4-0.  It was rebuilt as an 0-4-2 in 1900. It now runs on the Talyllyn Railway

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Pages on the Swithland Gala at  Great Central Railway in 2013
 Page 1 at The Swithland Gala at The GCR in 2013

46521 derailed at Quorn and Woodhouse

page 2 Swithland Gala at the  GCR in 2013

6023 King Edward ll at Quorn and Woodhouse + Sir Hayton a 0-4-2 narrow gauge locomotve

page 3 Swithland Gala at the GCR in 2013

0-4-0STs Judy and Alfred at Swithland Sidings

page 4 Swithland Gala at the GCR in 2013

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