Pitchford Hall steps in for Severn Valley Railway Gala, plus Camelot returns in steam at Bluebell Railway! You don’t want to miss the latest Issue 285 of Heritage Railway magazine.
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It’s the last surviving BR-named Standard Five, almost certainly holds the speed record for the class, and is set for its third stint of heritage-era running. Toby Jennings turns the spotlight on No. 73082 Camelot and its owning group.
Pitchford Hall pitches in to boost SVR autumn gala
Making a welcome return after an absence of two years was the Severn Valley Railway’s first major gala since Covid-19 struck, reports John Titlow. The September 16-19 autumn steam gala featured last-minute guest GWR 4-6-0 No. 4953 Pitchford Hall.
Big museum for the Big Country
Saturday, October 2 sees GWR 4-6-0 No. 7029 Clun Castle head a special marking 50 years to the day since No. 6000 King George V broke the British Rail steam ban. Robin Jones, who photographed that legendary train in 1971, reports.
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