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'Small Engine Gala 13th May 2017'
This Small engine Gala was held at The Nene Valley Railway on the 13th and 14th of May 2017.
47406 leaving The Nene Valleys Orton Mere station on the 13th of May 2017
LMS 0-6-0T number 47406 is one a class of LMS 0-6-0T shunting engines known as the Jinties. This locomotive was saved from the Barry scrap yard. This engine is based at the Great Central Railway. It had come just for this gala.
47406 coming into The Nene Valleys Orton Mere station from Peterborough on the 13th of May 2017.
The Nene Valley Railway
The Nene Valley Railway runs from Peterborough to Wansford railway station and then on to Yarwell junction. Wansford Station is on part of the old A1 at Stibbingson and is about 2 miles from the village of Wansford itself. The railway line is about 7 1/2 miles long. Trains run at weekends for most of the year.
The station at Wansford railway station is open from around 9am to 4.30 on most days. (check on there web site for times) The line runs trains from this country and also from abroad. As well as steam locomotives it also has main line and industrial diesels. It has wagons and coaches and a large collection of railway bits and bobs. At the Peterborough end of the NVR is the Rail World Museum which is next to the Nene Valley Railways Peterborough station.
Here is a Link to The Nene Valley's official web site www.nvr.org.uk
Page uploaded 08/5/2017