It is going to be a busy month on the Railway in October with three major events on the calendar. First up is the Autumn Steam Spectacular from the 10th to 12th October
Locomotives confirmed for the event are
West Country Pacific 34092 ‘City of Wells’ – making it’s debut Gala appearance after 25 years of painstaking restoration
Midland Railway 4F 0-6-0 43924
WD 2-8-0 90733
USATC S160 2-8-0 ‘Big Jim’ No.5820
LNWR 0-6-2 Coal Tank 1054 – (Courtesy of Bahamas Loco Society)
Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0T 1704 Nunlow – (Courtesy of Bahamas Loco Society)
There will also be a line up of visiting engines from other Preservation Societies which will be announced as soon as we have full details confirmed.
One firm visitor will be long term loanee from the 5305 Locomotive Association, LMS 5MT ‘Black 5’ 4-6-0 45305, possibly in its LMS guise as 5305 (to be confirmed).