Middleton Railway 19th July 2015.

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THE MIDDLETON RAILWAY

Hunset 150 19th July 2015  ( page 5 of 7 )

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The Hunset 150 event

2015 the 150th anniversary of the Hunslet Engine Company

Hunslet diesel locomotve 7051 in LMS colours  

Hunslet diesel locomotve 7051 in LMS colours coming off the Balm road branch and is about to cross the Moor Road on Sunday 19th July 2015 during the Hunslet 150 event.

Hunslet diesel locomotve Courage crossing the road with 7051

Hunslet diesel locomotve Courage crossing the road together with 7051.The red flag is being shown to the road traffic on Moor Road during the Hunslet 150 event. Road traffic has to be stopped, befor any train can cross this ungated crossing.

0-4-0 mine locomotive built by Hunslet

On display inside was a 0-4-0 mine locomotive built by Hunslet which I think is no.6279 built in1963.

The Middleton Railway

The Middleton Railway is a standard gauge railway, which is run by volunteers only. The railway runs its trains between Moor Road station and Middleton Park, in Hunslet in the south of Leeds. The Middleton Railway is the world’s oldest working railway.

On the 18th &19th of July 2015  The Middleton Railway held a Hunslet 150 event. This event was to elebrate the 150th anniversary of the Hunslet Engine Company a famous producer of both steam and diesel locomotives and other engineering products.

As well as trains between the Moor Road station and Middleton Park station, trains also operated over the little-used Balm Road branch.

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Middleton Railway 19th July 2015

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Beatrice no7 a 0-6-0ST Hunslet  

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NCB No. 66  0-6-0ST Hunslet  

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NCB No19 0-6-0ST Hunslet 

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2 narrow gauge steam Hunslet quarry locomotves   

5 Hunslet diesels 7051 Courage + a mine locomotive   
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Four diesel locomotives

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Four steam locomotives

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Beatrice a 0-6-0ST Hunslet

NCB No. 66  0-6-0ST Hunslet 

NCB No19 0-6-0ST Hunslet

2 narrow gauge steam Hunslet quarry locomotves  

Hunslet diesels 7051 Courage + a mine locomotive  

Four diesel locomotives

Four steam locomotives

 

This website is Ukrailways1970tilltoday.me.uk it is on railways but it is not just on trains but all things railways, with photos, which I have taken from the 1970s till now. I take photos of all things railways, steam diesel and electric trains, signal boxes, wagons any thing that is on the National Rail network, which was BR when I started taken photos.

This page is about the Hunslet 150 event in 2015.

Today Virgin East Coast, GBRf,and First Great Western are just some of the names on the trains. These names keep changing, but that means I have to keep taking photos. I also take photos of preserved railways with steam diesel and electric trains.There is lots more to add and I keep taking More!