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J72 departs for Leeming Bar

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At noon today the J72 departed from Hopetown for the Wensleydale Railwayaboard aboard a Reid Freight low loader.

The panorama of Hopetown Works with the J72 safely loaded and ready to depart - Nigel Hall

The J72 sees first the light of day for 3 months as it is is towed out of the shed - Nigel Hall

Passing again as the loco is towed up the zig-zag climb from the shed - Nigel Hall

Fred Ramshaw watches as the J72 is winched up the ramp and onto the low loader - Nigel Hall

Off to go - Nigel Hall

Crossing the field on the newly laid road - Nigel Hall

Through the gate. There was no truth in the rumour that the rear steering assistant was going to walk to Leeming - Nigel Hall

Malky Siimpson returns the J27 tender to the workshop - Chris Lawson

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 April 2014 21:26