The photographers were out in force yesterday to witness the return of BR Southern Region West Country Pacific 34092 ‘City of Wells’ after a 25 year absence. We are delighted to report that the newly restored locomotive attracted high passenger numbers to the Railway and we will be featuring more of the images taken across both days of operation during the week when all the photographers have returned to their lairs.
For the time being here is a selection of first photographs to be received and watch out for more later.
Running round and ready for the off at Keighley
The climb out of Keighley
34092 continues up the grade
At Mytholmes and the approaches to Oxenhope
Arrival at the terminus and time to run round
Running round and away down the branch for another round trip.
Featured image: John Sagar
Photographs: 1, 8, 10 Kevin Jagger: 2, 3, 7 James Horrell; 4-6 Richard Beckett; 9, 11, 12 John Sagar