SE8495 : 'Oliver Cromwell' in Newtondale

taken 8 years ago, 5 km from Levisham, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

'Oliver Cromwell' in Newtondale
'Oliver Cromwell' in Newtondale
Watching the Class 7 4-6-2 No. 70013 Oliver Cromwell steaming through Newtondale on its way to Pickering. According to the NYMR website this is the first ever visit of a ‘Britannia’ to The Moors. The front of the locomotive is carrying a 'Head-code' board '1T57', which indicates to a signalman or railway employee the type of train, or route to be taken by the train. Apparently the '1T57' headboard re-creates the 15 guinea special which ran in August 1968 and was the last steam hauled train by British railways; 'Oliver Cromwell' was part of that special train.
Thanks to Ashley Dace and Dave Hitchborne for the detailed headboard information.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 October, 2009
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Railway (preserved)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 8435 9539 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:20.8253N 0:42.2326W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 8435 9539
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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