The rosters for the Gala were published last week together with the working and passenger timetables. In case you missed the line up of the diesel and steam locomotives and the link to the timetables that will be in operation over the 4 days Gala, just follow the link below.
Gala Line Up
National Railway Museum & 125 Group
Thanks to the National Railway Museum and custodians 125 Group, the unique Prototype High Speed Train locomotive, 41 001, will headline our event, hauling a prototypical MK3 train of 5 coaches. A Pullman-style dining service on the HST will be available throughout the 4 days.
From GBRf we will be operating one of their Class 47 locomotives, recently re liveried and returned to use with the Company.
Direct Rail Services
Direct Rail Services (DRS) will again support our Event and are sending a member of their Class 88 electro-diesel locomotives, one of the most modern locomotives on the national network.
Class 50 Alliance Ltd.
Following on from last year’s 50th Anniversary celebrations when the Class 50 Alliance Ltd supplied one of their locomotives, this year they are sending us 2 of their fleet of Class 50 locomotives, no.’s 50 031 ‘Hood’ and newly GBRf liveried 50 007 ‘Hercules’.
Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway
Finally we will be joined by Class 31, 31 163, which will be carrying the British Railways Research livery as 97 205, from a very similar era to that of 41 001.
- British Rail Class 25 – 25 059
- British Rail Class 20 – 20 031
- British Rail Class 37 – 37 075
- Hunslet Diesel Shunter – 32 ‘Huskisson’
- Sunday 5th May USATC S160 2-8-0 – 5820 & BR Standard Class 4 – 75078
- Monday 6th May BR Standard Class 2 – 78022 & BR Standard Class 4 – 75078