Computer says ‘no’ to Tornado at York

In an unusual move, Peppercorn A1 No. 60163 4-6-2 Tornado was set to work the York to King’s Cross leg of UK Railtours’ modern traction ‘The Diversionary Tactic’ on Saturday, June 11, which would have avoided a light engine move for the A1.

Computer says ‘no’ to Tornado at York
LNER A1 Pacific No. 60163 Tornado approaches Guildford with a Belmond ‘Surrey Hills Luncheon’ Pullman from Victoria on May 27. NICK GILLIAM
However, it was prevented from doing so at the last minute by a computer glitch.

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