'Mainline steam at Stamford'
46100 with a steam movement at Stamford station non stop on the 28th June 2016
The Peak Forester at Stamford on the 14th April 2013
SR Light Pacific 4-6-2 no 34067 Tangmere at Stamford
SR Light Pacific 4-6-2 no 34067 Tangmere was on The Peak Forester on Sunday the 14th of April 2013. It was booked to stop at Stamford in the morning and on the return train in the evening. The train was from London Kings Cross station to Rowsley station at Peak Rail.
34067 Tangmere on The Peak Forester on Sunday the 14th of April 2013 at Stamford Railway station
(Still is of Tangmere as the light faded on the evening train at Stamford)
Tangmere is a Battle of Britain class 4-6-2 steam locomotive. They were designed by Oliver Bulleid who was the Chief Mechanical Engineer for the Southern Railway.
The name Tangmere is after one of the Battle of Britain RAF stations, that was about 3 miles from Chichester in West Sussex.
In the late 1950s some of this class of locomotives were rebuilt. Steam ended on BR, be for Tangmere could be rebuilt.
GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 no 4936 Kinlet Hall
GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 no 4936 Kinlet Hall in Stamford station on the 19th of July in 2008
This train was The Ely Explorer that was steam Hauled from Tyseley (Birmingham) to Ely. The photos on this page were taken on the return trip to back to Tyseley in Stamford station. The train was booked to take water here from a fire hydrant. While this was going on bags of coal were taken out of the surport coach and the coal put in the tender.
The Saturday night evening sun shines on Kinlet Hall, as it takes on water from the hose from the footbridge at Stamford
GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 no 4936 Kinlet Hall was built at Swindon Works by The Great Western Railway in June 1929. When it was withdrawn in 1964, it ended up at at the Woodham Brothers scrapyard at Barry in South Wales.
It was bought by the Kinlet Hall Locomotive Company in 1981 and moved to Peak Rail. Then to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway then to the Llangollen Railway. In 1996 it was moved to Tyseley Locomotive Works to finish its restoration.
Oakham station is on the line from Syston Junction to Peterborough. Most passenger trains are class 170 or 158 units from Birmingham via Leicester to Peterborough March Ely and Cambridge and to Stanstead airport. Container trains and stone hoppers and Ballast are the main freight trains.