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The Royal Duchy

by on Aug.06, 2017, under Photo News

LMS Rebuilt Royal Scot Class 4-6-0 No. 46100 ‘Royal Scot’ was in charge of the The Railway Touring Company’s ‘The Royal Duchy’ from Taunton to Par and as far as Exeter St. Davids (where it ran out of coal!) on the return.

All images by Mark Simpson

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Moorswater MPV

by on Jun.17, 2016, under Photo News

The first train on the Moorswater branch (beyond Coombe Junction Halt) since Pathfinder's tour on Sunday 10 February 2013 sees Network Rail Windhoff MPVs DR98958 & DR98908 approaching Moorswater Viaduct with the 2135 St Blazey L I P to St Blazey L I P weed killing train. The train also visited Looe and the Tamar Valley Line to Gunnislake. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

The first train on the Moorswater branch (beyond Coombe Junction Halt) since Pathfinder’s tour on Sunday 10 February 2013 sees Network Rail Windhoff MPVs DR98958 & DR98908 approaching Moorswater Viaduct with the 2135 St Blazey L I P to St Blazey L I P weed killing train. The train also visited Looe and the Tamar Valley Line to Gunnislake. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Cornish Clay

by on Jun.16, 2016, under Photo News

Just about the best chance of seeing a freight train on the main line in Cornwall at the moment is the 6C53 14:50 St Blazey to Exeter Riverside on a Thursday. Here DB Cargo 66108 crosses Coldrenick Viaduct near Menheniot with a load of 9 JIA Imerys bogie covered hopper china clay wagons. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Just about the best chance of seeing a freight train on the main line in Cornwall at the moment is the 6C53 14:50 St Blazey to Exeter Riverside on a Thursday. Here DB Cargo 66108 crosses Coldrenick Viaduct near Menheniot with a load of 9 JIA Imerys bogie covered hopper china clay wagons. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Cornish Capers March 2009

by on Mar.25, 2009, under Photo News

A few days in Cornwall chasing DB Schenker class 66s on China Clays and Enterprises and getting up early to see the ‘Night Riviera’ sleepers with First Great Western class 57s.

Photo credits – Andrew Haill

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