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Settle-Carlisle line: Tornado powers 12 scheduled services


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#1 caravanman

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 02:39 PM

Britain's newest steam loco, Tornado, heads up 12 trains following re-opening of line.

 

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 01:26 AM

I'm reminded of a few years ago when, IIRC, one of the London commuter lines lost power to the catenary for some reason (I think it was a bad storm).  The responsible TOC went and dragged this locomotive out, resulting in the first steam-hauled commuter services in London in decades.


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