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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala September 2011, 2014 & 2016

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway 'Awesome' "Seventies & Heritage Diesel Gala" is next held from June 17th - 19th 2016. The diesel locomotives running are not yet listed on the NYMR's website.  There will be diesel traction with engines from the home fleet as well as visiting locomotives, running along the line all day and live music at Levisham Station.

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The line-up for the 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala from Friday Sept 12th, 13th and 14th. A great September weekend is in store for heritage diesel enthusiasts with a good number of guest and home-based diesel locomotives on the line running over the long weekend. The following diesel locomotives are lined up (though always subject to availability): Visiting diesels for 2014: Class 37 D6700, Class 47 D1501 never arrived, Class 31 31466 did arrive, Class 50 50015 ‘Valiant’ never arrived, Class 55 'Deltic' 55002 ‘Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry’ (pictures below) and the NYMR' s home-based diesel locomotives for 2014: Class 25 D7628 Sulzer ‘Sybilla’ and Class 37 37264 (pictures of both on this page). As usual you can book tickets online. Additional Activities include  Scarborough & District Railway Modellers with Model Railway Layout displays in the Learning Centre at Pickering Station on both the Saturday & Sunday.

In 2011 the weather for the NYMR Heritage diesel Gala was foul at times! but a good show of diesel hauled trains were in action - on display, but few, if any, worthwhile 'rural' shots!

The 40th Anniversary Heritage Diesel Gala was be held On September 13th, 14th and 15th in 2013

and I hope the pictures below give you a taste of what the NYMR's Diesel Gala weekend is like!

The guest diesel locomotives at the 40th Anniversary Heritage Diesel Gala will be Class 31 31128 ‘Charybdis’, Class 42 Warship D821 ‘Greyhound’ and Class 52 Western D1062 ‘Western Courier’, both the latter worked the express trains from London Paddington Station to the south-west e.g. the Cornish Riviera, Plymouth and Penzance, Bristol and South Wales, and finally Class 55 D9009 ‘Alycidon’ which express trains on the East coast mainline from London Kings Cross station to York, Newcastle and Edinburgh

NYMR Diesel Gala 2011

NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Class 31 Type A1A-A1A 31 128 (31128) 'CHARYBDIS' leaving Goathland with a passenger train for Levisham and Pickering. 31 128 is Class 31 built in 1959 by Brush Traction with a power classification of 1470hp and this loco carries British Rail Blue from the 70s and 80s

 

Early morning at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

A young kitten rather startled by the arriving diesel locomotive at Goathland station! at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

D5061 approaches Goathland with a train from Pickering.

 

A busy Goathland station at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

D6700 at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Type C0-Co Class 37 37264 built in 1965 by English Electric approaching Goathland with a train from Pickering, another diesel at the rear of the train.

 

D7628 leaves Goathland with a train for Pickering.

 

55002 at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Type Class 31 passing over Grosmont level crossing with a train from Goathland, Levisham and Pickering.

 

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Locomotive 37264 at Grosmont with disinterested admirer! at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Ex D9002, one of the first 'Deltics' to be built for the east Coast Main-line, at Grosmont station with a train of LNER Teak carriages bound for Pickering. Now numbered 55002/55 002 and named ‘Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry’ is a Co-Co Type Class 55 diesel-electric locomotive which were built in 1961-1962 by English Electric at the Vulcan Foundry Works. With a power classification Type 5 3300hp they were ably designed for the high speed express passenger services on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross and Edinburgh. 55002 is part of the National Collection at NRM York and the loco carries the livery of British Rail Blue from the 70s and 80s.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 55 002 leaving Grosmont for Pickering.

 

37264 leaving Grosmont for Pickering at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Class 25 Bo-Bo Type D7628 SYBILLA built in 1965,

 

31466 entering Grosmont station  at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Type 37 37264 standing in Grosmont Station.

 

31466 at Grosmont station at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Class 33 D6515 and Class 73 73136 double heading a train from Grosmont to Goathland, Levisham and Pickering.

 

55002 arriving at Goathland station at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala with a train for Pickering

 

31466 leaving Goathland with a train for Pickering at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: D6515 is a Class 33 or ‘Crompton’ ordered in 1957 and built for the Southern Region of British Railways between 1960 and 1962.D6515 has a power classification of Type 3 and this locomotive carries British Railways Green from the 60s. D6515 was numbered 33 012/33012 and named 'Stan Symes'

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 73 136 was built by English Electric in 1966 ‘Perseverance’is a type or Class 73 and is unusual in that it can operate from a 750 V DC third-rail or an on-board diesel engine to allow it to operate on non-electrified routes.

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 73 136 and D 6515 double heading the train from Grosmont to Pickering.

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 31128 at Grosmont with a train from Pickering.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Class 24 Bo-Bo D5061 was built at Crewe Locomotive Works in 1960, so is now over 50 years old!

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Class 25 D7628/D 7628 stands next to Class 24 D5061/D 5061 at Grosmont station.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 37 264 leaves Grosmont with a train for Pickering.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: A double header of two Type 20's entering Grosmont station with a passenger train from Pickering, Levisham and Goathland.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Double headed Type 20s 20 096 & 20 107 at Grosmont station. The Bo-Bo Type Class 20's were built by English Electric with a power classification of 1000 hp. The Type 20/1 locomotives were built by English Electric between 1957 and 1968 and often operated in pairs coupled nose to nose in pairs also gave better visibility. These diesel locomotives carry British Rail Blue from the 70s and 80s.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 20096/20 096 was built by English Electric in 1961.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 20107/20 107 was built by English Electric in 1961.

 

'Deltic' 55 002 taking a back seat when heading south from Goathland with a train for Pickering.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Deltic 55002 passing Moorgates heading for Goathland in the drizzle!

 

With a Pickering-Grosmont train, Type 37 264 passing Moorgates in slightly better weather!

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 31128 passing an increasingly wet Moorgates with a train bound for Pickering.

 

The D20's double header of 20 096 and 20 106 approaching Levisham with a train from Grosmont and Goathland.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Class 33 D6515 waiting at LeVisham with a train for Goathland and Grosmont.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: D6515 heading north from Levisham station.

 

Deltic diesel-electric locomotive Class 55 55002 leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering at the NYMR 2014 Heritage Diesel Gala

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Class 73 73136 was hauling the three car/carriage Diesel Multiple Unit train DMU Class 101 101680 consisting of E 50204 , E 59539 and E 51511.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Type 37264 waiting at Levisham with a train for Grosmont.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 55002 ‘Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry’ heading into Levisham with a passenger train from Grosmont to Pickering.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 37264 leaves Levisham for Goathland and Grosmont.

 

Deltic Class 55 002 leaving Levisham with a passenger train for Goathland and Grosmont.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: Class 73 73136 hauling the Class 101 Metro-Cammel Units (3 car DMU).

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011:  73136 and the DMU waiting to depart from Levisham Station to Pickering Station.

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DMU at Levisham station at the NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011:

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 31128 passing through the New Bridge level crossing just north of Pickering.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 73136 and the DMU at pickering station.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: The DMU standing under the new roof of Pickering station.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: D5061 arrives in Pickering with a train from Grosmont, DMU on the left.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel NYMR Diesel Gala 2011: 08850 is a Class 08 0-6-0 type of diesel shunter, built at Horwich Locomotive works in 1961, here, in British Rail blue livery, hidden behind the trees near Pickering Station.

 

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NYMR Heritage Diesel Gala 2011: 12139 is a Class 11 0-6-0 type of diesel-electric shunter, built to an LMS design at Darlington in 1952 ?(now nearly sixty years old!), here, in British Railways black livery, standing Grosmont locomotive depot and workshop yard.

 

2014 Diesel Gala Class 37 diesel locomotive 37264 arrives in Goathland with a Pickering to Grosmont train.

 

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