‘Pines Express’ comes to the Worth Valley

43924&34092-140815'2-RLReminiscent of days gone by on the Somerset & Dorset Railway when 4Fs double headed with West Country Pacifics on heavy summer Saturday trains through the Mendips, 43924 was pilot engine today as 34092 had a trial run before going solo this weekend.

These two images show the combination leaving Oakworth this afternoon.

Featured image & photo: Robin Lush

Since publishing this we have received further photographs taken by ‘City of Wells’ team member, John Sagar. depicting Drivers Adams and Graham comparing notes at Keighley, chief engineer, ‘Jock’ Adams easing 34092 away from Haworth on the uphill run and then backing it down into the yard for coal for the weekend.

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