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Joem's last day in Traffic 2013

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With the dramatic weather of Christmas Eve - Joem's last day in service for 2013 - Maurice Burns managed to take a few pictures.

Joem passes through Scruton rebuilt station on the tail of the 10.30 from Leeming Bar Santa Special - Maurice Burns


Joem on its way through Scruton rebuilt station on the tail of the 10.30 from Leeming Bar Santa Special - Maurice Burns

Joem departs Bedale and passes through the gated crossing - Maurice Burns

Joem between duties in the goods yard standing alongside the type of diesel that replaced the J72,s in BR service - Maurice Burns

Joem approaching Leeming Bar with the 12.30 Santa Special - Maurice Burns

Joem approaching Leeming Bar with the 12.30 Santa Special - Maurice Burns

Joem catches the glint on the 12.30 Leeming Bar Santa Special approaching Leeming - Maurice Burns

Joem and train catches the glint against a threatening sky on the 12.30 Leeming Bar Santa Special approaching Leeming - Maurice Burns

Joem crossing the resurfaced Aiskew level crossing on the 12.30 Santa Special to Newton le Willows - Maurice Burns

With the Cleveland Hills as a backdrop Joem climbs from Bedale towards Newton le Willows on the 12.30 Santa Special - Maurice Burns

Joem climbing from Station Road, Crakehall towards Newton le Willows on the 12.30 Santa Special - Maurice Burns

Joem crosses the Brompton Road road bridge in the village of Newton le Willows - Maurice Burns

Some quite dramatic pictures of the high water level of the River Swale bridge and surrounding fields in flood.

The view from the road bridge of the swollen River Swale which had burst its banks with the water level close to the bridge spans. After the train stopped just before the bridge Joem restarts for Leeming with its very last train of 2013 - the 14.30 Santa Special - Maurice Burns

A close view as Joem departs its last train of 2013 that had stopped just before the River Swale bridge due to extreme high water levels. The flooded fields on both side of the tracks can be seen - Maurice Burns

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014 17:19