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K1 Returns to Grosmont


On the 4th March the K1 made its way from Carmnforth where it has been for winter maintenance, to Grosmont in order to haul the 50th anniversary of closure special. Details of the anniversary can be found in NELPG News 285.

The K1 being turned on the Carnforth turntable - Colin Smith

Rowland Bingham's head still out of the window whilst K4 shunts its support coach onto train - Colin Smith 

K1 taking water at Hellifield - Colin Smith

K1 pulling forward to allow the K4 to take water - Colin Smith

The train stands in afternoon sun at the NRM York about to begin the second part of its journey - Colin Smith

The K1 brings the train into Middlesbrough in the early evening - Terry Newman

The K4 at the rear of the train with the glow from the Riverside Stadium over the K1 - Terry Newman

The K1 prepares to depart - Terry Newman

The train leaves Middlesbrough for Battersby and beyond - Terry Newman

With the K4 now leading, the train stands at Glaisdale - Colin Smith

Journey's end, the K1 stands beside Grosmont MPD - Colin Smith

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 20:03