Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway 2012
5542 arrived at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway on 14/06/2012 ready for work until January 2013, this page has photos of her at work on the line.
A quick visit to the line on 6 September:
5542 has just arrived at Cheltenham Racecourse station.
Driver Ben Evason relaxes while 5542's tanks are filled at Cheltenham Racecourse.
The driver can sit down while running bunker first!
Rather different to his day job as a
The PFP heads away from Winchcombe en route for Cheltenham. Photos © Peter Darke
Even dogs are fascinated by the Planet's Favourite Prairie! 5542 is in the process of running round her train Cheltenham Race Course.
All eyes on the PFP as she starts moves of her train.
5542 running round her train at Winchcombe under the admiring gaze of a young family.
Drain cocks open as 5542 gets underway. Photos © Chris Osment
This video from "steamontheweb" features 5542 in action at various locations on the line - along with GWR 2-8-0 2807
Above & below 5542 waiting at Winchcombe station on 23 June 2012 Photos © Nick Jones
5542 was in action on the scheduled passenger trains on the GWR today (20/06). The attached picture shows the loco taking water from their newly installed reverse osmosis plant at Cheltenham Race Course station after arriving with the 11:20 from Winchcombe. Photo © Nick Jones
On Sunday 17 June 5542 worked the "Elegant Excursions" dining train, here's a selection of photos of the day.
This site was last updated 07/09/12