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First Service Train


The 13.38 arrival drawes into Redmire - Nigel Hall

After an earlier test train and footplate experience day, the J72 hauled its first scheduled passenger service of the season to Redmire today.

Driver Fred Ramshaw watches for the guard's flag to return back to Leeming Bar - Nigel Hall


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The overhaul of J72 No 69023 Joem is being supported by a restoration grant from the Association of Industrial Archaeology.