USA S160 2-8-0 5820 has emerged from Haworth Shed resplendent in early British Railways livery complete with ‘cycling lion’ emblem and the ficticious British Railways number of 95820. Although awaiting the final boiler inspection next week, 5820 steamed up Haworth loop. It will not be too long, anticipated at February 2014, before we see ‘Big Jim’ back at the head of trains up the Valley.
Featured image: Mitchell Turnbull
In the yard and from the footplate, Tom Kay’s video on the 16th October gives a taster as to what’s to come (some bad language).