TL4760 : Tornado heads The Easterling

taken 3 months ago, near to Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Tornado heads The Easterling
Tornado heads The Easterling
No 60163 Tornado brings its Bank Holiday special train from London King's Cross to Yarmouth off the latticed girder bridge over the River Cam and approaches Fen Road level crossing. For the rear of the train see TL4760 : The Easterling passing Chesterton and for the locomotive see TL4760 : Tornado at Chesterton.
60163 Tornado
LNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 Tornado started being built in 1994 by the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, a charitable trust founded in 1990. The construction was carried out by Locomotive Construction Co Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of the A1 Trust. Tornado moved under her own power for the first time on 29 July 2008 and operated her first passenger train at the Great Central Railway double-track tourist railway in Loughborough, where she was tested up to 60 mph. On 31 January 2009 she hauled her first passenger trip on the main line, The Peppercorn Pioneer, from York to Newcastle and back. The original Peppercorn A1 series was ordered by the LNER but the 49 locomotives were built at Doncaster and Darlington for British Railways in 194849 and none survived.
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Date Taken
Monday, 28 August, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 28 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Train 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4742 6024 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:13.2388N 0:9.4001E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4743 6028
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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