The Bluebell Railway for many years (until 2006) took much pride in being the only 100% steam standard gauge railway in the UK. However, as the picture of Sentinel Rolls-RoyceThomas Hill 4-w Diesel-Hydraulic loco 10241 at Horsted Keynes (complete with fluffy dice in the cab) goes to show, this is no longer the case!
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The Bluebell Railway has always been one of my favourite places. As a child, planned visits to the Bluebell Line were anticipated with much excitement that would build up as the date approached, all the while devouring books, leaflets, magazines and brochures containing pictures an articles of it’s incredible fleet of stock. 1,302 more words
Last Sunday during a trip to Alton, I saw for what is probably the last time in Hampshire (for me at least), U class 31806. This weekend is likely to be this locomotive’s last on the Watercress Line, so if you want to see it, this might be your last chance! 114 more words