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Rule Britannia.

By SimonLathlane
Ex BR Britannia Class No 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' powers through to Quorn on a chilly but beautiful winter morning 3 January 2010 Great Central Railway.This locomotive was one of four that worked IT57 15 Guinea Special the last working of a steam locomotive over BR network 11 August 1968.Thankfully the locomotive was saved for preservation and was recently brought back to life after many years of restoration.Only two of the Britannia class survive today the other being sister engine 70000 'Britannia' also now back in steam after a long overhaul.

Tags: Transport Steam Preservation Locomotive Gcr BR Britannia 70013 Oliver Cromwell Woodthorpe Leicestershire

Voters: NaturesHaven, gazlowe, saeidNL and 19 more


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Comments


pentaxpete 12 630 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 9:22AM
If you look carefully on the loco you will see a small plaque which says 'Made in China' ------

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saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
22 May 2012 9:32AM
Fantastic and great capture,
saeid
jdinne 14 16 England
22 May 2012 9:36AM
Excellent composition caught superbly in all its glory. Brilliant everything perfect.

Rgds

John
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9 9 57 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 9:40AM
very nice work..
A vote from me...

Dave
TonyBrooks 8 71 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 9:42AM
That is a Great shot!
22 May 2012 9:49AM
A grand shot.
Lavina
Richsr 10 91 223 England
22 May 2012 1:54PM
Good to see this in full steam
regards Richard
Thank you for all the votes and comments,best wishes Simon.
25 May 2012 7:50AM
Cracking composition and capture.
Dave

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