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NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012

STEAM TRAINS GALORE! - Always a good show!

Hope you enjoy the picture sequence - weather rather mixed in May 2012! of these North Yorkshire Moors Railway Scenes - lots of steam train action

page links: SR 825 * 4464 BITTERN * 69023 JOEM * 92214 COCK O' THE NORTH * 70000 BRITANNIA * 80072

See also YouTube video NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012 featuring 70000, 4464, 69023, 92214 & 80072

 


SR 825

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: Ex SR S15 4-6-0 825 being prepared in the morning at Grosmont Shed

 

SR 825 trundles down past Grosmont sheds with a demonstration freight train from Goathland to Grosmont

More on Ex Southern Railway Locos: Schools Class 30926 Repton & S15 30825


4464 BITTERN

4464 BITTERN in full LNER stream lining (ex BR 60019) and classic deep blue livery

 

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: Classic A4 4-6-2 Gresley Pacific 4464 BITTERN backing into the LNER Teak stock carriages at Grosmont Station

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 4464 BITTERN leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 4464 BITTERN ascending Green End Bank

 

A series of pictures of 4464 BITTERN passing Grosmont locomotive depot with a train for Pickering ...

 

 

... and, in the rear of 4464's train was 60007 SIR NIGEL GRESLEY acting as the banker!

More on Ex LNER/BR A4 4-6-2 Pacific 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley, also 60009 & 60019


69023 JOEM

 

 

69023 JOEM at Grosmont station with the ex autocar.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 69023 JOEM, was acting as a banker behind 4464

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 69023 JOEM with a little demonstration 'rural' freight train from Grosmont to Goathland ascending Green End Bank

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 69023 as above.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 waits at Goathland to depart for Levisham and Pickering, 69023 joins the rear of the train for Grosmont.

More on Visiting J72 0-6-0T tank engine 69023


92214 COCK O' THE NORTH

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: BR standard locomotive 9F 2-10-0 92214 COCK O'\THE NORTH standing in Grosmont Station with a train for Pickering

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 as above

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 ascending Green End Bank in the final stages of the climb up to Goathland

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 as above

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 enters Goathland Station with a train from Pickering, 80072 waits to depart - a reminder of the single track railway system in operation on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 departs from Goathland with a passenger train for Pickering

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 as above - nice glow from the firebox can be seen

More on BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No. 92214


70000 BRITANNIA

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: Ex BR Standard Class 7 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive 70000 BRITANNIA running light into Grosmont Station. 70000 was very first British Railways (BR) standard steam locomotive to built - in Crewe locomotive works in 1951. This is its first visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

 

70000 BRITANNIA carrying THE WAVERLEY headboard

 

70000 BRITANNIA waiting at Grosmont station

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 70000 BRITANNIA leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering - the headboard reads 'THE WAVERLEY'

 

A sequence of action shots as 70000 BRITANNIA emerges from Grosmont tunnel and passing Grosmont shed yard

 

 

 

 

Observed by a group of admirers


80072 tank engine

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: Ex BR standard tank engine 2-6-4T locomotive 80072 waiting in Grosmont Station with a train for Goathland, Levisham and Pickering

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 80072 in a cloud of steam, leaving with a passenger train from Grosmont to Pickering.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 80072 waiting to depart from Goathland Station

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 80072 waiting to depart from Goathland Station

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 80072 as above

More on Ex BR standard locos: Class 4-6-2 tank 80135, 4-6-0 75029, 2-6-0 76079


Railway Scenes up the Esk Valley

75029 crossing the River Esk near Danby National Parks Centre with a train from Grosmont to Battersby on the Esk Valley Line

 

70000 BRITANNIA hauling the Pullman train from Grosmont to Battersby, passing through the Esk Valley at Castleton.

 

as above

 

70000 BRITANNIA crossing the River Esk near the Moors Centre, returning the Battersby Pullman train to Grosmont.

 

When are these blumming trains going stop running and give me some peace and quiet!

 

Ah! at last, this noisy steam gala is over!

 

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