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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 at Cheltenham Racecourse

5542 has just arrived at Cheltenham Racecourse station.

Driver Ben Evason with 5542

Driver Ben Evason relaxes while 5542's tanks are filled at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Driver B Evason on 5542

The driver can sit down while running bunker first!  Rather different to his day job as a
Train Manager on CrossCountry Trains.

5542 leaving Winchcombe for Cheltenham

The PFP heads away from Winchcombe en route for Cheltenham.  Photos Peter Darke

5542 runs round

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 at Winchbombe

5542 running round her train at Winchcombe under the admiring gaze of a young family.

5542 departing from Winchcombe

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

5542 at Winchcombe station

Above & below 5542 waiting at Winchcombe station on 23 June 2012 Photos Nick Jones

5542 at Winchcombe station

Taking water at Cheltenham Racecourse

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.

 

 

 

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