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2014 Preserved 2015

2014

Activity over the ash pit after arriving at the NRM's Shildon outpost on 13th February 2014.
Photograph © Graham Walker.

At Shildon
13th February 2014

The best way to cook one's lunch!
Photograph © Graham Walker.

At Shildon
13th February 2014

60007 moving into position for coaling at Shildon, 13th February 2014.
Photograph © Graham Walker.

At Shildon
13th February 2014

60007 in an evening photo shoot for the "Great Goodbye" on 19th February 2014 at Shildon.
Photograph © Michael Wilson.

The Great Goodbye
19th February 2014

The crowds admiring the line-up of six A4s at Shildon on 1st March 2014.
Photograph © Warren Hannabuss.

The Great Goodbye
19th February 2014

A night time shot of the six A4s at Shildon on 1st March 2014.
Photograph © Warren Hannabuss.

The Great Goodbye
1st March 2014

60007 stands at Kings Cross prior to departure to York with the 'Cathedrals Express' on 29th March 2014.
Photograph © Nigel Wilson.

At Kings Cross
29th March 2014

6007 at passing Newark at speed with the 'Cathedrals Express' from London to York on 29th March 2014.
Photograph © Andrew Houghton.

Flying past Newark
29th March 2014

60007 with the 'Cathedrals Express' at Rossington, Doncaster on 29th March 2014.
Photograph © Gareth Hinchliffe.

At Rossington, Doncaster
29th March 2014

60007 sandwiched between 6023 King Edward II and 30163 Tornado at Didcot on 4th April 2014. The engines were there to take part in the 'Once In A Blue Moon' event featuring an all British Railways 1949 Express Blue line-up.
Photograph © Nigel Wilson.

At Didcot
4th April 2014

60007 ahead of 6023 King Edward II with 30163 Tornado in the foreground at Didcot on 5th April 2014 at the 'Once In A Blue Moon' event.
Photograph © Danial Noble.

Once in a Blue Moon
5th April 2014

60007 lined up behind 30163 Tornado at the 'Once in a Blue Moon' event, Didcot, on 6th April 2014.
Photograph © Andrew Houghton.

Once in a Blue Moon
5th April 2014

60007 steams away at the 'Once in a Blue Moon' event, Didcot, on 6th April 2014.
Photograph © Nigel Amor.

Once in a Blue Moon
5th April 2014

60007 in action on Didcot Railway Centre's demonstration main line on 5th April 2014 during the 'Once in a Blue Moon' event at Didcot.
Photograph © John Jackson.

Latest Once in a Blue Moon
5th April 2014

60007 on display at the 'Once in a Blue Moon' event, Didcot, on 6th April 2014.
Photograph © Dave Ryding.

Once in a Blue Moon
6th April 2014

60007 and train during the 'Once in a Blue Moon', Didcot, on 6th April 2014.
Photograph © Dave Ryding.

Once in a Blue Moon
6th April 2014

A night time shot of the three blue engines at the 'Once in a Blue Moon' event, Didcot, on 6th April 2014.
Photograph © Frank Dumbleton.

Once in a Blue Moon
6th April 2014

On 10th April 2014 60007 hauled 'The Cathedrals Express' for the Westbury - Kingswear - Westbury legs and is seen here at Taunton station. The flags were carried to celebrate being the first steam engine to work along the Dawlish coast line after the disatrous storms of February 2014.
Photograph © Joan Jackson.

Cathedrals Express
10th April 2014

60007 making a spirited start across Red Cow Crossing at Exeter St Davids station on the return trip of 'The Cathedrals Express' on 10th April 2014.
Photograph © Peter Richards.

Cathedrals Express
10th April 2014

On 19th April 2014 60007 returned to the Kingswear line with 'The Dartmouth Express' and is seen here having just left Kingswear.
Photograph © Nigel Pitt.

Nr Kingswear
19th April 2014

Still on 19th April 2014 60007 is seen here approaching Churston station.
Photograph © Tony Brooks.

Dartmouth Express
19th April 2014

60007 at Ilford on 17th May 2014.
Photograph © Philip Marsh.

At Ilford
17th May 2014

60007 with the teak set at Grosmont on Members' Day, 19th July 2014.
Photograph © Arnold Underwood.

At Grosmont
19th July 2014

60007 on shed at Grosmont, NYMR, 8th August 2014.
Photograph © James Porter.

At the NMYR
8th August 2014

60007 at Goathland, on the rear of the 2:17 p.m. ex-Pickering dining train on 28th September 2014.
Photograph © Chris Cole.

At the NYMR Autumn Gala
27th September 2014

60007 arriving at Goathland with the 1715 ex Grosmont on 28th September 2014.
Photograph © Chris Cole.

At the NYMR Autumn Gala
27th September 2014

60007 leaving at Goathland with the 5:15 p.m. ex-Grosmont on 28th September 2014.
Photograph © Chris Cole.

At the NYMR Autumn Gala
27th September 2014

60007 at Greenend 7th September 2014.
Photograph © Nigel Pitt.

At Greenend
7th September 2014

60007 arrives at Levisham during Wartime Weekend, 12th October 2014.
Photograph © Arnold Underwood.

At Levisham
12th October 2014

Creating the impression of a double track main line, 60007 waits at Levisham for the approaching service, behind Q6 63395, to clear the single line from Pickering on 12th October 2014.
Photograph © Arnold Underwood.

At Levisham
12th October 2014

A member of the crew attends to the lamp on 60007 whilst lined up with 60009 for a night photo shoot at the East Lancs Railway on 17th October 2014.
Photograph © Nigel Valentine.

At the East Lancs Railway
17th October 2014

A crew member returning to the footplate of 60007 whilst lined up for a night photo shoot at the East Lancs Railway on 17th October 2014.
Photograph © Nigel Valentine.

At the East Lancs Railway
17th October 2014

60007 featuring in a night photo shoot at the East Lancs Railway on 17th October 2014.
Photograph © Andrew Dennison.

At the East Lancs Railway
17th October 2014

60007 lined up with 60009 and 61994 during a night photo shoot at the East Lancs Railway on 17th October 2014.
Photograph © Andrew Dennison.

At the East Lancs Railway
17th October 2014

60007 at the East Lancs Railway on 25th October 2014.
Photograph © James Porter.

At the East Lancs Railway
17th October 2014

60007 arrived into the platform at Bury under this impressive signal gantry ready for the 9:30 a.m. departure to Heywood during the ELR Gala 26th October 2014.
Photograph © Nigel Wilson.

At the East Lancs Gala
26th October 2014

60007 runs round the train at Rawtenstall having arrived on the 10:00 a.m. from Heywood, to form the 11:05 a.m. return working during the ELR Gala 26th October 2014.
Photograph © Nigel Wilson.

At the East Lancs Gala
26th October 2014

60007 waits at Ramsbottom with the 15:35 to Rawtenstall during the ELR Gala 26th October 2014.
Photograph © Nigel Wilson.

At the East Lancs Gala
26th October 2014

60007 Running round at Heywood during the ELR Gala 26th October 2014. This was followed by the usual fun connecting the buckeye tender coupling on a curve! The fourth attempt was successful but a 15 minute late departure resulted. Delays increased to 20 mins but all they time was recovered by typical spirited running from 60007.
Photograph © Nigel Wilson.

At the East Lancs Gala
26th October 2014

2015

60007 is pushing the empty stock out of the station after arriving at Pickering with the last southbound train of the day on 17th April 2015, during the Spring Gala weekend.
Photograph © Tim Barber.

At Pickering
17th April 2015

Members' Day in 2015 started wet and grey, as evidenced by this photo of one of 60007's front lamps.
Photograph © Alaric Aldred.

Lamp on Members' Day
9th May 2015

It was still wet and grey when the day's timetable was due to commence.
Photograph © Michael Wilson.

At Grosmont, Members' Day
9th May 2015

60007 awaiting the road to depart Grosmont on Members' Day 9th May 2015.
Photograph © Michael Wilson.

At Grosmont, Members' Day
9th May 2015

Driver Dave Jackson was in charge of 60007 for the Members' Day trains on 9th May 2015.
Photograph © Michael Wilson.

Driver Dave Jackson
9th May 2015

Eventually the sun shone on Members' Day, 9th May 2015, as evidenced by this photo of 60007 shunting the empty stock out of the station prior to running back to the shed.
Photograph © Michael Wilson.

At Grosmont, Members' Day
9th May 2015

60007 bringing the ECS into Pickering station ready for the 1100 departure on 10th May 2015.
Photograph © Tim Barber.

At Pickering
10th May 2015

Roger Barker, for many years our Managing Director, sadly passed away on 5th June 2015. The following Saturday Sir Nigel Gresley ran with the 'Jolly Roger' headboard and a black ribbon on the lamp.
Photograph © Ian Smith.

At Grosmont
7th June 2015

Sir Nigel Gresley leaving Grosmont on 7th June 2015 with the 'Jolly Roger' headboard and a black ribbon on each lamp.
Photograph © Rowan Jackson.

At Grosmont
7th June 2015

The Tour of Yorkshire, a follow up to the Tour de France which included Yorkshire in 2014, passed through Grosmont on 13th June 2015. The station and engines were sutably adorned!
Photograph © Steaming Loco shop.

At Grosmont
13th June 2015

Sir Nigel Gresley, with 'The Cathedrals Express' day one, chatters across the Vale of York approaching Beningbrough on 5th July 2015.
Photograph © Robin Patrick.

Approaching Beningbrough
5th July 2015

60007 has arrived at platform 11 of Edinburgh Waverley station with 'The Cathedrals Express' from York on 5th July 2015
Photograph © Alison Buckley.

At Edinburgh
5th July 2015

Support Crew member Steve Clark on the footplate prior to 60007's departure from Edinburgh Waverley station with 'The Cathedrals Express' day two via Dunfermline and back to Edinburgh on 6th July 2015
Photograph © Alison Buckley.

At Edinburgh
6th July 2015

Sir Nigel Gresley awaiting departure from platform 7 of Edinburgh Waverley station with 'The Cathedrals Express' day three to York on 7th July 2015
Photograph © Alison Buckley.

At Edinburgh
7th July 2015

60007 is running into platform 3 Newcastle Station with 'The Cathedrals Express' day three from Edinburgh to York on 7th July 2015
Photograph © Robin Patrick.

At Newcastle
7th July 2015

60007 with 'The Cathedrals Express' on the main line beside arlington station on 7th July 2015
Photograph © Robin Patrick

At Darlington
7th July 2015

60007 arriving at York Station with 'The Cathedrals Express' day three from Edinburgh to York on 7th July 2015.
Photograph © Tim Barber.

At York
7th July 2015

60007 arrived in York Station with 'The Cathedrals Express' day three from Edinburgh to York on 7th July 2015
Photograph © Tim Barber.

At York
7th July 2015

60007 passing Moorgates with 12:45 p.m. Whitby to Pickering on 15th August 2015.
Photograph © Robin Patrick.

At Moorgates
15th August 2015

Nº60007 passing New Bridge Depot with the 4:40 p.m. Whitby to Pickering. Q6 Nº63395 is outside off the 3:40 p.m. ex Grosmont.
Photograph © Robin Patrick.

New Bridge Depot
15th August 2015

60007 waits in Grosmont station with "The Jolly Roger" on 29th August 2015.
Photograph © Tyler Sellen

60007 with "The Jolly Roger"
29th August 2015

19th and 20th September 2015 was 60007's last weekend in traffic before overhaul. Here the engine is running round the train at Pickering after arriving with the 8:50a.m. from Grosmont on 19th.
Photograph © Geoff Ingleton.

At Pickering
19 September 2015

60007 with the last of the day on 19th September, the 5:05 p.m. from Grosmont, photographed departing Goathland.
Photograph © Philip Benham.

Departing Goathland
19 September 2015

Sir Nigel Gresley coming off shed at 8:00am on 20th September 2015.
Photograph © Richard Lukey.

Off shed
20 September 2015

60007 backing onto the train to prepare for the 11:20a.m. departure to Pickering on 20th September 2015.
Photograph © Geoff Ingleton.

At Grosmont
20 September 2015

60007 passing the Esk Valley with the 11:20a.m. Grosmont to Pickering service on 20th September 2015.
Photograph © David Willoughby.

In the Esk Valley
20 September 2015

The platform at Grosmont full of people as 60007 prepares to move off to the shed to dispose of the fire for the last time before the start of the overhaul.
Photograph © Murice Burns

Final move
20 September 2015

Photographs of 60007 in preservation:
from 1966 to 1997
from 2006 to 2008
from 2009 and 2010
from 2011 to 2013


Photographs of 60007 undergoing overhaul:
2015/17

Photographs of 4498/60007 in LNER and BR days.


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