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Yorkshire Pullman & New A1

By spikemoz
This evening we went to Grantham to see the New A1 class pacific 60163 Tornado hauling the up Yorkshire Pullman. She was booked to take water, so we had the chance to see her twice. I have not been to Grantham for many years and found the station and the surrounding area of the town very depressing, so it was a case of get what you can and go home!

V1
This was taken as she was departing for King's Cross. The low evening sun made the smoke and steam look luminous.

V1 & V2
These were taken of her arriving a few minutes earlier.

Spike.

Tags: General Transport Landscape and travel

Voters: Grifoto, cjholding100uk, gary_d and 21 more


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Grifoto 12 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 12:16AM
Love this Spike.........one of your best yet ..........excellent man

HoPeY
19 Apr 2009 12:35AM
Very nice set of photos, i like them all but i think v1 is a belter.
gary_d 13 576 13 Wales
19 Apr 2009 12:36AM
Three more great shots I so envy you taking photo's of steam trains. - gary
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
19 Apr 2009 6:10AM
There is just something about those trains...Love the look of the steam for one thing....These are all great shots. Beautifully taken....Sandy
DATMAN 15 1
19 Apr 2009 8:47AM
An excellent set of shots Spike. V1 & V3 are my favs. V1 reminds me so much of arriving at Peterborough and seeing Brunswick Green pacifics passing over the road in much the same manner. What a thrill it would have been to see this.
Den
goso 14 2 1 Australia
19 Apr 2009 3:07PM
Three top pics Spike......Bill
Hailwood 14 2 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:07PM
nice shots spike
looks like the old gal is blowing off in v1
will upload my shot from Saturday of the Pacific near york tomorrow
andy
sally_gorse 12 30 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 10:23PM
3 Excellent Images Spike . Like them all .

Carl Gorse.
spikemoz 14 2
20 Apr 2009 12:38AM
Thanks for the votes and comments, much appreciated.

Spike.
20 Apr 2009 9:34AM
These are three great shots, I would have liked to have seen Tornado myself but we were at Llangollen, [can't be in two places at once]
Thanks for your comments on My Mayflower shot, she looked superb, a better paint finish than Royal Scot in my opinion.
Peter
DHouston 16 8 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 12:13PM
Like the 1st shot with the cars. 21st century scene with 21st century locomotive.

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