Some Ex BR British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives designed by R.A. Riddles - chief locomotive engineer
80135 and 80072
Ex BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4T tank engine locomotive No. 80135 built in Brighton Works 1956.
80135 running light at Grosmont station.
The real 80135 departing from Grosmont with a train for Pickering.
Black livery - but actually 80072! 80072 was built at Brighton Works in 1953 - for more pictures of 80072 disguised as 80135 or 80116 see links below
and also see NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2012 for pictures of 80072 in action
75029 THE GREEN KNIGHT (pics copied to loco75029)
Ex BR Standard Class 4MT 4-6-0 locomotive No. 75029 built at Swindon Works in 1954 or 1956?
75029 is fitted with a large double chimney and one of few turned in BR green livery.
75029 is fitted with the requisite electronic cab warning system (TPWS) to enable it to operate on the national rail network including the Esk Valley Line from Whitby to Battersby.
Really nicely turned out! 75029THE GREEN KNIGHT is a BR standard Class 4 4-6-0 locomotive built at Swindon in 1956 and one of the few fitted with a large double chimney and painted green. 75029 was originally saved from the scrapyard by the artist David Shepherd.
Now again proudly wearing the nameplate THE GREEN KNIGHT again
75029 at Grosmont acting as a banker for a train to Pickering.
75029 waiting to depart from Grosmont station with a steam excursion to the seaside of Whitby Town!
75029 heading down to Whitby with a steam train from Grosmont.
75029 approaching Whitby with a steam train from Grosmont.
75029 arrived at Whitby station.
75029 waiting at Whitby station to return to Grosmont.
75029 leaving Whitby with the return steam train to Grosmont.
75029 running south through Newtondale with a Grosmont-Pickering train.
75029 passing through Castleton station on the North York Moors, working an NYMR special steam train excursion between Battersby Junction and Grosmont, but here working on the Network Rail tracks of the Middlesbrough Whitby Esk Valley Line.
Above and below: Two shots of 75029 passing through Danby station on the North York Moors, working an NYMR special steam train excursion between Battersby Junction and Grosmont, but here working on the Network Rail tracks of the Middlesbrough Whitby Esk Valley Line. The headboard is entitled "THE WHITBY ENTERPRISE".
75029 at Pickering
76079 nicknamed 'The Pocket Rocket'
Standard BR Class 4MT 2-6-0
76079 was built at Horwich works in 1957 and is, appropriately, owned by the East Lancashire Railway. The headboard states "THE POCKET ROCKET"
76079 waiting to depart with a Whitby-Grosmont steam train.
76079 leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering during the 2010 Autumn Steam Gala.
See NYMR's 175th Anniversary of the Whitby-Pickering Line - Steam Gala April 29th-May 8th 2011 when 76079 the 'POCKET ROCKET' became 76084 !
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