uk railways 1970 till today:  GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 no 4965 Rood Ashton Hall at Melton Mowbray

 

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GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 no 4965 Rood Ashton Hall

 GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 no 4965 Rood Ashton Hall

GWR 4965 Rood Ashton Hall on Monday 25th August 2003. This was top and tailed with a heritage class 45 in BR blue for the 3 return trips to Kettering. This shot was taken after the first trip. The class 45 had pulled the train back from Kettering and at Melton station the passengers on the first trip got off. The train was then run towards Leicester for about half a mile be for stopping and the Hall then pulling the train over the crossover and back into the station.

 Class 45 comes into Melton Mowbray station.

Class 45 comes into Melton Mowbray station.

The years roll back as a class 45 comes into the station. The station looks fine and it could be 1975, but this is a Bank Holiday Monday in 2003. This was the first return trip from Kettering too mark the 125th anniversary the keying of the last arch of Harringworth viaduct with three steam trips were run starting from Melton Mowbray to Kettering with the GWR Rood Aston Hall and then this class 45 borough the train back to Melton.

 
Balfour Beatty DR 72366 in the yard at Melton Mowbray station

 Balfour Beatty DR 72366 was in the yard at Melton Mowbray station on Monday 25th August 2003.

Central Trains class 170 521 stands in Melton Mowbray station

Central Trains class 170 521 stands in Melton Mowbray station. it was on a normal service train to Birmingham on the August Bank holiday Monday in 2003.

 

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 Melton Station signal box
 
 
Melton Mowbray in BR blue days
 
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