Severn Valley Railway, had been on my 'wish list' for a while. I picked the day of my visit to coincide with the appearance there of two rather special locomotives.
see here. It was on the Severn Valley Line as part of its ongoing test programme. Here it is, running round at Bridgnorth. All about the Royal Scot class of locomotives here.
here). This is an ex-LMS Open 3rd, dating from 1945.
see here, was on 'footplate experience' duties on the day of my visit.
Photos © Skip Cottage