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Tornado at March in 2011             ( page 2 of 4 )

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 The LNER A1 Class 4-6-2 60163 Tornado at March on Thursday 4th August 2011.

 

 .. Below is a video I made of Tornado at March

You can also view this video in the full sreen. Use the button on right of the video. To return from full screen press the same button.

This video can be in seen in 720HD  for those of you who have a fast conection. For those of you who have a faster conection the 1080HD setting can also be used, but this all but a pipe dream for most of us. Hopfully we shall all soon have a very fast conection!

The coaching stock for this train had left Eastleigh with a diesel at just after midnight and headed for Southall Yard.  At Southall at about 03:12am Tornado took over the train till Peterborough. At Peterborough at about 05:10am the train reversed, and the diesel took over till March, with Tornado at the rear, getting to March at around 6am. Tornado was turned at Whitemoor junctions, watered and coaled be for rejoining its train and heading to Ely, to pick up its waiting passengers around 7:35 am and taking them to Bristol and back.

The train was not due back at March till around 23:27 that night and Tornado was not to get back to Southall till 4:55am nearly 29 hours after it left!

 

 

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Pages on March in 2011

page 1 70000 Britannia in British Railways unlined black at March 70000 Britannia in black at March 2011
Page 2 4-6-2 60163 Tornado at March 2011
page 3  Black 5 45305 at March 2011 Black 5 45305 at March 2011
Page 
 4 A4 4492 at March December 2011 A4 Dominion of New Zealand at March 15th December 2011
   

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