Merseyside, Chester & North Wales Branch

Steam Specials

   60009 is about to pass through the City Walls as it departs Chester with a charter from Liverpool to Holyhead on 19 August 2012   Geoff Morris
   A unique mixed gauge track arrangement allowed 2' gauge Palmerston & 2'3" gauge Dolgoch to share a running line at Carrog during the Steel, Steam & Stars 3 gala on 24 April 2012   Geoff Morris

   The slate tip means that we must be at Blaenau Ffestiniog. 61994 makes its first-ever appearance here with a charter from Preston on 21 Aug 2012   Geoff Morris
   46233 lays a smokescreen as it opens up while running non-stop through the Up Main platform at Chester with a charter from Holyhead to Crewe on 19 May 2012   Geoff Morris

   Cabless Quarry Hunslet Alice, visiting from the Bala Lake Railway, poses with the fellow class members from the Llanberis Lake Railway outside the Slate Museum at Llanberis on 28 June 2012   Geoff Morris
   A temporary 2' gauge track was laid in Birkenhead Park to allow the Ffestiniog Railway's Linda to give rides during the Transport Festival on 23 September 2012   Richard Neale

   A sight to stir any GWR enthusiast's heart, 4965 and 5043 head Tyseley - Llandudno charter through Chester on 5 May 2012   Richard Neale
   Two of the favourites at the Steel, Steam & Stars 3 gala were Caledonian Railway 828 and 60163 Tornado. The former leaves Llangollen with a freight while the latter waits with the following passenger service on 28 April 2012   Geoff Morris

last updated: 27/03/13