Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Swanage Railway 2007
The Swanage Railway is on Isle of Purbeck which is on the English south coast. The railway takes its name from its southern terminus at the south coast seaside resort of Swanage. Car parking for any one coming by car is best at the northern terminus at Norden which is set up as park and ride station. The railways other stations are at Corfe Castle, Harman's Cross and Herston.
The railway to Swanage was operated by the London & South Western Railway Company and opened in 1885 .
73129 in 2007 coming into Harmans Cross railway station at the Swanage Railway
73129 is a British Railways Standard class five. This British Railways Standard class was built in Derby works in 1956. it was one of the 30 that was fitted with Caprotti valve. Altogether 172 British Railways Standard Class 5 4-6-0s were built by British Railways. Only five of these have been saved. They were designed by Robert Riddles.
This locomotive is based at the Midland Railway Butterley
73129 between turns at the Swanage Railway in 2007
76079 light engine in 2007 in Harmans Cross railway station at the Swanage Railway
76097 is a British Railways Standard class Four Mogul. This British Railways Standard class was a BR version of the LMS Ivatt Class 4. there were 115 of these BR Standard Class 4 2-6-0s were built by British Railways. They were designed by Robert Riddles.
76084 it is now on the North Norfolk Railway in 2014 The Locomotive is owned by the Locomotive Company Limited.
76079 on the Swanage Railway in 2007
Pages at The Swanage Railway
Page updated 17/4/2020