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The Jacobite

by on Oct.07, 2017, under Photo News

Thompson/Peppercorn Class K1 2-6-0 No. 62005 passes Polnish Chapel in pouring rain with the 2Y61 10:15 Fort William to Mallaig 'Jacobite' service. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Thompson/Peppercorn Class K1 2-6-0 No. 62005 passes Polnish Chapel in pouring rain with the 2Y61 10:15 Fort William to Mallaig ‘Jacobite’ steam train service. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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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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Bodmin Bounty

by on Jun.04, 2017, under Photo News

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust LNER Pacific No. 60103 'Tornado' at Bodmin Parkway. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust LNER Pacific No. 60103 ‘Tornado’ at Bodmin Parkway. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

LNER Peppercorn A1 recreation No. 60103 'Tornado' leaves Bodmin Parkway with the return of the 19:00 evening dining service to Bodmin General. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

LNER Peppercorn A1 recreation No. 60103 ‘Tornado’ leaves Bodmin Parkway with the return to Bodmin General of the 19:00 evening dining service. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Arriva CrossCountry HST 43366 departs Bodmin Parkway with the summer Saturday 1V58 09:00 Glasgow Central to Penzance. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Arriva CrossCountry HST 43366 departs Bodmin Parkway with the summer Saturday 1V58 09:00 Glasgow Central to Penzance. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

GWR Class 57/6 No. 57605 'Totnes Castle' throbs past Respryn with the summer Saturday only 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance service. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

GWR Class 57/6 No. 57605 ‘Totnes Castle’ throbs past Respryn with the summer Saturday only 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance service. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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The Great Britain Tour X Final Leg

by on May.07, 2017, under Photo News

SR rebuilt West Country class '34052 Lord Dowding' (really 34046 'Braunton') and LMS Royal Scot class 46100 'Royal' Scot cross Clinnick Viaduct with the 1Z46 08:53 Penzance to Exeter St Davids. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

SR rebuilt West Country class ‘34052 Lord Dowding’ (really 34046 ‘Braunton’) and LMS Royal Scot class 46100 ‘Royal’ Scot cross Clinnick Viaduct with the 1Z46 08:53 Penzance to Exeter St Davids. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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The Great Britain X Tour

by on May.06, 2017, under Photo News

SR rebuilt West Country Class '34052 Lord Dowding' (really 34046 Braunton') and LMS Royal Scot class 46100 'Royal' Scot cross Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge over the River Tamar at Saltash with the 5Z49 12:50 Plymouth to Penzance. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

SR rebuilt West Country class ‘34052 Lord Dowding’ (really 34046 ‘Braunton’) and LMS Royal Scot class 46100 ‘Royal’ Scot cross Brunel’s Royal Albert Bridge over the River Tamar at Saltash with the 5Z49 12:50 Plymouth to Penzance. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

West Coast Railways 47746 'Chris Fudge 29.7.70-22.6.10' enters Saltash with the 1Z49 13:28 Plymouth to Penzance. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

West Coast Railways 47746 ‘Chris Fudge 29.7.70-22.6.10’ enters Saltash with the 1Z49 13:28 Plymouth to Penzance. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

West Coast Railways 47746 'Chris Fudge 29.7.70-22.6.10' at Saltash with the 1Z49 13:28 Plymouth to Penzance. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

West Coast Railways 47746 ‘Chris Fudge 29.7.70-22.6.10’ at Saltash with the 1Z49 13:28 Plymouth to Penzance. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Cockwood Harbour

by on Jun.11, 2016, under Photo News

Great Western Railway class 57 57604 'Pendennis Castle' passes Cockwood Harbour in Devon with the summer Saturday 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Great Western Railway class 57 57604 ‘Pendennis Castle’ passes Cockwood Harbour in Devon with the summer Saturday 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

The sun has disappeared as Bulleid West Country class 34046 'Braunton' masquerading as Battle of Britain class 34052 'Lord Dowding' ambles past Cockwood Harbour with the 1Z84 17:30 Kingswear (For Dartmouth) to Woking. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

The sun has disappeared as Bulleid West Country class 34046 ‘Braunton’ masquerading as Battle of Britain class 34052 ‘Lord Dowding’ ambles past Cockwood Harbour with the 1Z84 17:30 Kingswear (For Dartmouth) to Woking. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Just minutes before the steam was due 43179 'Pride of Laira' passes Cockwood Harbour in full sun with the 1A94 15:52 Penzance to London Paddington. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Just minutes before the steam was due 43179 ‘Pride of Laira’ passes Cockwood Harbour in full sun with the 1A94 15:52 Penzance to London Paddington. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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The Somerset & Dorset Railway 50 Years On

by on Mar.15, 2016, under Photo News

SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 with the ‘M227 07:35 Nottingham – Bournemouth’. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 with the ‘M227 07:35 Nottingham – Bournemouth’. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

West Somerset Railway Spring Steam Gala marking the 50th anniversary of the closure of the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway, more images can be found here http://www.electriclemonade.co.uk/the-somerset-dorset-railway-50-years-on/

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