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2009 Preserved 2010

  • LATEST Grosmont Feb 2009
     
    Photo: P323. 60007 photographed outside the sheds at Grosmont on 22nd February 2009.
    Photograph © Stewart Mackinder.
  • Ilkeston 28 February 2009
     
    Photo: P267. 60007 on the main line at Ilkeston, Derbyshire at 3:27 p.m. on Saturday 28th February 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • Barrow-u-Soar 28 Feb 2009
     
    Photo: P268. Sir Nigel Gresley on the Midland Mainline at Barrow-upon-Soar, heading towards Leicester, on Saturday 28th February 2009.
    Photograph © Derek Head.
  • Nr Beeston 28 February 09
     
    Photo: P269. Nº60007 accelerates towards Beeston with the 1Z59 from York to Birmingham on Saturday 28th February 2009.
    Photograph © John Storer.
  • E Midlands P'way 28 Feb 09
     
    Photo: P308. 60007 at East Midlands Parkway on 28th February 2009. Sir Nigel was the first steam locomotive to pass through the station since it had opened for passengers on 26th of January 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Amor.
  • Nr Colton Junc. 28 Feb 2009
     
    Photo: P270. Nº60007 photographed at speed from the bridge near Colton Junction, between Colton and Appleton Roebuck, on Saturday 28th February 2009.
    Photograph © Yvonne Wickham.
  • Bewdley tunnel 6 Mar 2009
     
    Photo: P277. Nº60007 at Bewdley tunnel, Severn Valley Railway, on 6th March 2009 whilst taking part in the steam gala.
    Photograph © Colin Harsley.
  • Victoria Bridge 7 Mar 2009
     
    Photo: P273. Nº60007 passing over the Victoria Bridge on the Severn Valley Railway, 7th March 2009.
    Photograph © Andy Bishop.
  • Bridgnorth 7 March 2009
     
    Photo: P274. Nº60007 at Bridgnorth station, Severn Valley Railway, on 7th March 2009 awaiting departure with the last train of the day for Kidderminster.
    Photograph © Andy Bishop.
  • Nr Attenborough 14 Mar 2009
     
    Photo: P271. Nº60007 has just passed by Attenborough Station at 1:05 p.m. on 14th March 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • At Harlesdon 14 March 2009
     
    Photo: P272. Nº60007 at Harlesdon, just outside Tamworth and not that far the Gresley family home, on 14th March 2009.
    Photograph © Henry Coates.
  • At Hagley on 14 March 2009
     
    Photo: P275. Nº60007 with the "Severn Valley Limited" at Hagley on 14th March 2009.
    Photograph © John Oates.
  • Lock Lane LC 14 Mar 2009
     
    Photo: P276. A "going away" shot, Nº60007 passing Lock Lane Level Crossing, with the Support Coach in clear view, on 14th March 2009.
    Photograph © Paul Mosley.
  • At Lincoln 14 March 2009
     
    Photo: P278. Running rather late, Nº60007 arriving at Lincoln on 14th March 2009.
    Photograph © Julie Crompton.
  • At Barrow Hill 4 April 2009
     
    Photo: P279. In April 2009 Nº60007 attended the Barrow Hill LNER II Gala, seen here on 4th April.
    Photograph © David Burnett.
  • At Barrow Hill 4 April 2009
     
    Photo: P287. Nº60007 lined up alongside A2 pacific Nº60532 Blue Peter at Barrow Hill on 4th April.
    Photograph © David Burnett.
  • At Barrow Hill 5 April 2009
     
    Photo: P280. Nº60007 on the left of this line-up at the Barrow Hill LNER II Gala on 5th April 2009.
    Photograph © Paul Mosley.
  • NYMR Gala 8 May 2009
     
    Photo: P281. Nº60007 at the NYMR Spring Gala on 8th May 2009. Ready to leave Grosmont Station with the 11:30 a.m. to Pickering, the loco was "wired-up" to record video footage for the subsequently released DVD.
    Photograph © Debra Farmer.
  • NYMR Gala 9 May 2009
     
    PPhoto: P282. Sir Nigel Gresley on Saturday 9th May 2009 with the 1:50 p.m. Goathland to Newton Dale service.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • NYMR Gala 9 May 2009
     
    Photo: P283. 60007 waits outside Grosmont station on Saturday 9th May 2009.
    Photograph © Gareth Hinchliffe.
  • NYMR Gala 9 May 2009
     
    Photo: P284. heading her train into Goathland station on Saturday 9th May 2009.
    Photograph © Gareth Hinchliffe.
  • NYMR Gala 9 May 2009
     
    Photo: P285. 60007 at Darnholm on Saturday 9th May 2009 with the 1:30 p.m. from Grosmont.
    Photograph © Debra Farmer.
  • Leaving Durham 16 May 09
     
    Photo: P286. Nº60007 leaving Durham with the "Cathedrals Express" en route for Edinburgh, at 3:02 p.m. on 16th May 2009.
    Photograph © Graeme Watson.
  • Burnmouth 16 May 2009
     
    Photo: P289. Nº60007 heading out from Burnmouth towards Ayton in the Scottish Borders on 16th May 2009.
    Photograph © Bill Baird.
  • Berwick Bridge 16 May 2009
     
    Photo: P290. Nº 60007 crossing the viaduct at Berwick on 16th May 2009.
    Photograph © Steve Clark.
  • Leaving Durham 19 May 09
     
    Photo: P288. Nº60007 and support coach leaving Durham on 19th May 2009.
    Photograph © Ron Watson.
  • Retford 23 May 2009
     
    Photo: P291. Nº60007 approaching Retford with the Golden Jubilee on 23rd May 2009.
    Photograph © John Storer.
  • Retford 23 May 2009
     
    Photo: P292. Nº60007 at Retford station with the Golden Jubilee on 23rd May 2009.
    Photograph © Gerald Thorpe (a fireman at Retford in the 1960s).
  • Retford 23 May 2009
     
    Photo: P293. A further view of Nº60007 standing in Retford station on 23rd May 2009.
    Photograph © Gerald Thorpe.
  • Tilehurst 25 May 2009
     
    Photo: P294. Amongst all the paraphanalia of the modern railway, Nº60007 arrives at Tilehurst on 25th May 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Didcot 25 May 2009
     
    Photo: P295. Nº60007 double-heads with ex-GWR 2-8-0 Nº3822 at the Didcot Railway Centre on 25th May 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Didcot 25 May 2009
     
    Photo: P296. Nº60007 on the turntable at the Didcot Railway Centre on 25th May 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Didcot 25 May 2009
     
    Photo: P297. Nº60007 on shed at the Didcot Railway Centre on 27th May 2009.
    Photograph © Jacob Smith.
  • Grosmont 9 August 2009
     
    Photo: P298. Nº60007 about to shunt stock out of the platform before returning to the platform and coupling to the teak set to form the 2:30 p.m. departure from Grosmont to Pickering, 9th August 2009.
    Photograph © Carol Kirby.
  • Grosmont 9 August 2009
     
    Photo: P300. Nº60007 shunting the "blood and custard" set into Grosmont carriage sidings on 9th August 2009.
    Photograph © Jonathon Kirby.
  • Grosmont 9 August 2009
     
    Photo: P299. Nº60007 leaving Grosmont on the 2:30 p.m. bound for Pickering with the Teak rake on 9th August 2009, taken from the field (public access) to the south which almost creates an illusion of double track.
    Photograph © Malcolm Bateman.
  • Darnholm 16 August 2009
     
    Photo: P301. 60007 climbs through Darnholm on the approach to Goathland with the 10:30 a.m. ex-Grosmont in towon 16th August 2009.
    Photograph © Jonathon Kirby.
  • Bridge 29, 16 August 2009
     
    Photo: P302. 60007 passing under bridge 29 at Darnholm with the first train of the day from Grosmont to Pickering on 16th August 2009.
    Photograph © Gordon Shepherd.
  • Grosmont 1 October 2009
     
    Photo: P303. 60007 lined up alongside ex-GWR 56XX Class 0-6-2T Nº6619 at Grosmont on 1st October 2009, during the NYMR Autumn Gala.
    Photograph © Debra Farmer.
  • On shed 4 October 2009
     
    Photo: P304. 60007 with rays of sunlight filtering through the roof of the shed at Grosmont on 4th October 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • Knebworth 6 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P305. 60007 speeds along under the wires near Knebworth on 6th December 2009.
    Photograph © Andy Bishop.
  • Bit of a cheat 6 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P306. A bit of a cheat! 60007 near Knebworth on 6th December 2009 but with the OLE manipulated out of sight.
    Photograph © Andy Bishop.
  • Whittlesea 12 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P307. 60007 at Whittlesea, just outside Peterborough, with the Cambridge to York train on 12th December 2009.
    Photograph © David Pond.
  • York station 12 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P309. 60007 arriving at York station on a rather wet 12th December 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • Taking water 12 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P310. 60007 taking water at the NRM on 12th December 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • York station 12 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P311. 60007 ready to leave York station on 12th December 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • On-board team 19 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P312. 60007's on-board team of Don, Jackie and Paul at work selling their wares on board the Kings Cross-Newcastle railtour.
    Photograph © Colin Mitchell.
  • Langford, Beds 19 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P320. 60007 storming up the East Coast main line near Langford, Bedfordshire, with 'The Christmas Tynesider' on 19th December 2009.
    Photograph © Peter B Richards.
  • Nr Essendine 19 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P313. 60007 just outside Essendine, Rutland, on 19th December 2009, near the marker post were Mallard broke the steam speed record.
    Photograph © Rupert Elmore.
  • Holme 19 December 2009
     
    Photo: P314. It's 9:00 a.m. on 19th December 2009 and Sir Nigel Gresley, having just taken water, accelerates away past the Signalbox at Holme with the northbound 'Christmas Tynesider Railtour'.
    Photograph © Steve Clark.
  • Peterborough stn 19 Dec 09
     
    Photo: P321. 60007 at Peterborough station on 19th December 2009 with the 'Christmas Tynesider Railtour'.
    Photograph © Lewis Williams.
  • York station 19 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P315. An admiring crowd gathered alongside 60007 on the platform at York on 19th December 2009 whilst the loco was being watered.
    Photograph © Malcolm Bateman.
  • York station 19 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P322. 60007 sitting in York station on 19th December 2009 with the 'Christmas Tynesider Railtour'.
    Photograph © Lewis Williams.
  • York station 19 Dec 2009
     
    Photo: P316. 60007's footplate photographed whilst at York on 19th December 2009.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • Corrosion 18 June 2010
     
    Photo: P350. The heavy corrosion of one of the leaking tubes removed from 60007. The smooth area on the left is where the tube was in the tube plate. A small hole can be seen in the tube just right of the that. The crack in the section in the tube plate was caused by the process of removing the tube. 18th June 2010.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Smokebox Stuff 18 June 10
     
    Photo: P352. Much of this stuff normally lives in the smokebox..... 18th June 2010.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Tubes all gone! 9 July 2010
     
    Photo: P353. By 9th July all the tubes had been removed.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Close-up 9th July 2010
     
    Photo: P354. Close up showing the tube plate without any tubes, 9th July 2010.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Tubes outside shed
     
    Photo: P355. The pile of removed tubes outside the shed on 9th July 2010.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • In the running shed
     
    Photo: P356. The loco in the running shed on 27th August 2010. The smokebox is open ready for return of the superheater elements. All the elements are on-hand ready for fitting when manpower is available.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • New small tubes fitted
     
    Photo: P357. View inside the firebox showing the new small tubes fitted on 27th August 2010.
    Photograph © 2010.
  • New small tubes fitted
     
    Photo: P358. Close-up view inside the firebox showing the new small tubes fitted on 27th August 2010.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Firebox, tubes & brick arch
     
    Photo: P359. This photo shows most of the firebox and tubes with the brick arch, which will need replacement before the loco returns to the mainline. The current arch has been left in-place while work goes on in the boiler as it is used for standing on during fitting of the tubes. 27th August 2010.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Warming fire lit 9 Oc 2010
     
    Photo: P360. At long last the loco is back in one piece and on 9th October 2010 a warming fire was lit. Steam tests are to be carried out during the following week and if all is well the loco will be back in action.
    Photograph © Richard Swales.
  • At Moorgates with 63395
     
    Photo: P361. After a long period out of traffic with boiler problems, Nº60007, repaired at last, is seen banking the 10:30 a.m. ex Grosmont service in the E sk Valley on 17th October 2010.
    Photograph © Robin Patrick
  • Esk Valley 17 October 2010
     
    Photo: P362. Nº60007 photographed at Moorgates whilst piloting Nº63395 with the 1:30 p.m. Grosmont-Pickering service on 17th October 2010.
    Photograph © Robin Patrick.
  • Goathland 27 October 2010
     
    Photo: P363. Sir Nigel Gresley leaving Goathland on 27th October 2010 with a service for Pickering.
    Photograph © John Storer.
  • Levisham 28 October 2010
     
    Photo: P383. Sir Nigel Gresley Approaching Levisham on 28th October 2010 with the 2:21 p.m. service from Grosmont to Pickering.
    Photograph © Ian Mellor.
  • On wheel drop 7 Nov 2010
     
    Photo: P364. Sir Nigel Gresley on Sunday, 7th November 2010, just before having a spring changed on the Monday. She had been placed on the wheel drop for that purpose.
    Photograph © Kathryn Houghton.
  • Near Colton 27 Nov 2010
     
    Photo: P. Sir Nigel Gresley back out on the main line with the first rail tour of the year, 'The Tynesider' from Newcastle to London and back, on Saturday, 27th November 2010. Photographed climbing away from Colton Junction after having taken water at York.
    Photograph © Robin Patrick.
  • Near Rossington Crossing
     
    Photo: P366. Sir Nigel Gresley photographed in snowy conditions about a half mile north of Rossington crossing, near Doncaster, at 10:06 a.m. with 'The Tynesider' on Saturday, 27th November 2010.
    Photograph © Dave Adshead.
  • Retford 27 November 2010
     
    Photo: P368. The sun was just peaking through the cloud when Sir Nigel Gresley took water at Retford whilst working 'The Tynesider' on Saturday, 27th November 2010.
    Photograph © Nigel Wilson.
  • Sandy 27 November 2010
     
    Photo: P367. A now snow-free Sir Nigel Gresley photographed near Sandy, Bedfordshire, with 'The Tynesider' on Saturday, 27th November 2010.
    Photograph © Ian McDonald.
  •  Gamston 27 Nov 2010
     
    Photo: P384. Sir Nigel Gresley with 'The Tynesider' on Gamston curve, south of Retford, after a water stop on 27th November 2010.
    Photograph © Simon Lathlane.
  • Temple Meads 1 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P369. On 1st December 2010 Sir Nigel Gresley headed 'The Cathedrals Express' from London Victoria to Bristol Temple Meads, and back, and is seen here on arrival at Temple Meads.
    Photograph © Chris Roscoe.
  • Great Bedwyn 1 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P370. Sir Nigel Gresley passing through Great Bedwyn station, Wiltshire, with 'The Cathedrals Express' on 1st December 2010.
    Photograph © John Rumming.
  • Kings Cross 5 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P381. Sir Nigel Gresley at Kings Cross on 5th December 2010 prior to hauling the 'Lindum Christmas Fayre' to Lincoln.
    Photograph © Peter Skuce.
  • Collingham 5 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P385. Sir Nigel Gresley with the 'Lindum Christmas Fayre' at Collingham, near Newark on Trent on 5th December 2010.
    This photo was voted best steam railway photograph of 2010 in the National Preservation Photo Competition.
    Photograph © Simon Lathlane.
  • Lincoln 5 December 2010
     
    Photo: P382. Sir Nigel Gresley waiting at Lincoln on 5th December 2010 with the 'Lindum Christmas Fayre' from Kings Cross.
    Photograph © Peter Skuce.
  • Nr Retford 11 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P371. Sir Nigel Gresley about three miles from Retford with the 'Christmas White Rose' on 11th December 2010.
    Photograph © Peter Dixon.
  • Nr Whittlesea 11 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P372. Sir Nigel Gresley near Whittlesea with the 'Christmas White Rose' on 11th December 2010.
    Photograph © David Pond.
  • Ely Cathedral 12 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P373. Sir Nigel Gresley passing Ely Cathedral with the 'Christmas Fenman' on 12th December 2010.
    Photograph © Ian McDonald.
  • Nr Retford 16 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P374. Sir Nigel Gresley on the ECML approaching Eaton Crossing, near Retford, on 16th December 2010.
    Photograph © Peter Dixon.
  • At York 16 December 2010
     
    Photo: P375. Sir Nigel Gresley at York on 16th December 2010. The engine is just about to go to the NRM for servicing.
    Photograph © Michael Wilson.
  • At York 18 December 2010
     
    Photo: P376. Sir Nigel Gresley arriving at York on 18th December 2010 with the 'Christmas Tynesider'.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • At York 18 December 2010
     
    Photo: P377. With steam cocks wide open Sir Nigel Gresley is completely hidden in a cloud of steam as the engine prepares to depart from York station.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • At York 18 December 2010
     
    Photo: P378. A fine shot of Sir Nigel Gresley leaving York station on 18th December 2010.
    Photograph © Nigel Bentley.
  • At Nunthorpe 18 Dec 2010
     
    Photo: P379. On the way home! Sir Nigel Gresley at Nunthorpe waiting for a path to Grosmont after hauling 'The Tynesider' late on 18th December 2010.
    Photograph © Don Gott.
  • Back at Grosmont 19 Dec
     
    Photo: P380. The support team sets off across the arctic wastes at Grosmont on 19th December after returning from 'The Tynesider' railtour.
    Photograph © Don Gott.

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