Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
The Great Central Railway
'Steam Gala 2016'
( Steam Gala 2016 page 2 of 2 )
The Great Railway's Winter Steam Gala in 2016
34053 on the Satesman at Rothley on the 30th of January 2016
34053 is a Southern Railway Battle of Britain class 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive number 21C153 named 'Sir Keith Park'
'Sir Keith Park' was the Air Vice-Marshal responsible for 11 Group. These were the fighter squadrons that covered London Sussex and Kent During the Battle of Britain. This is why this locomotive was named after him
This locomotive was rebuilt by British Railways.
34053 returning tender first at Rothley station on the 30th of January 2016
46521 in Loughborough station on the 30th of January 2016
Note the houses being built on the land next to the railway.
4-6-0 777 Sir Lamiel on the 30th of January 2016 at Loughborough
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