BR Standard no 75029 comes off the single line section on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway to clear it for our train headed by Black Five no 44806.
In the 1950s British Railways built 252 'Standard' 4-6-0 locomotives, 172 of class 'Standard 5' and 80 of the lighter 'Standard 4'. They were intended to update and replace earlier designs from th... (more)
In August 1967, when she was just 13years and 3 months old, Swindon-built 75029 was withdrawn from British Railways service. 46 years later she still roams the northern rails and is seen here with... (more)
The 'recreation' of titled trains of bygone years is a somewhat spurious practice in my judgement. My belief is that if you're on the train you can't see the headboard and if you're photographing ... (more)
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway extended their sphere of operations this weekend by running specials up the spectacularly beautiful Esk Valley as far as Battersby. With a deliciously moody backd... (more)
B.R. Standard Class 4MT 4-6-0 at Eller Beck on 08.30 Grosmont - Pickering service
75029 crosses the River Esk on the approach to Ruswarp station on the 08.45 Pickering to Whitby.
One of the special Battersby-Whitby workings pauses at Grosmont's Esk Valley platform during the Spring gala weekend.
How many in the cab? 4MT built in 1954 and withdrawn during 1967. Restored for use on the NYMR and shown being used for driver training.
4MT built in 1954 and withdrawn during 1967. Restored for use on the NYMR and stabled with 5MT 45212 in the shed yard.