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Mystery Train 13/06/17

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  1. Southern Gricer

    Southern Gricer New Member

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    I heard what sounded like a steam engine passing through Redhill last night around 10pm.
    RTT had a path around the Surrey circular from Victoria last night leaving around 1900 and returning at 2300. Operator listed as DBS.
    Anyone any ideas on the engine or train used?
    Thanks.
     
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    Bulleid Pacific Part of the furniture

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    I understand it was Tornado on a Railway Children special.
     
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    It is listed on the A1 Group.s Home Page.

    Tornado’s busy main line and heritage railway diary for the first half of 2017 can be seen below or you can view/download the Tour Guide here:

    2017


    • Thursday 1st June to Sunday 4th June – Bodmin & Wenford Railway
    • Tuesday 13th June – ‘The Railway Children’ – special charity tour round the Surrey Hills
    • Sunday 18th June – ‘The Torbay Express’ – Bristol to Kingswear and return – Torbay Express
    • Sunday 2nd July – ‘The Torbay Express’ – Bristol to Kingswear and return – Torbay Express
    • Sunday 23rd July – ‘The Torbay Express’ – Bristol to Kingswear and return – Torbay Express
    • Saturday 5th August – ‘The Towy Tornado’ – Eastleigh to Carmarthen and return – Pathfinder Tours
    • Monday 28th August – ‘The Easterling’ – London King’s Cross to Great Yarmouth – A1SLT promoted tour- bookings through UK Railtours
    • Wednesday 6th September – ‘Belmond British Pullman’ – London to Bristol (return with No. 35028 Clan Line) – Belmond British Pullman
    • Sunday 10th september – ‘The Torbay Express’ – Bristol to Kingswear and return – Torbay Express
    • Saturday 16th September – ‘The Border Raider’ – Birmingham for the Settle & Carlisle Railway – A1SLT promoted tour – bookings through UK Railtours
    • Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th September – Barrow Hill Roundhouse ‘Pacific Power’ weekend
    • Saturday 7th October – ‘The Tees-Tyne Express’ – Dorridge to Newcastle and return – A1SLT promoted tour – bookings through UK Railtours
    They're using 6th Sept to do the loco swap to get Clan Line back to Stewart's Lane after her Torbay commitments and to get Tornado back to Bristol for the final one on the 10th.
     
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    Many thanks. I assumed it was Tornado.
     
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    did they do the fireworks thing again?
     
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