Bit of advance notice, but on April 30th 2016, it will be 150 years since the opening of Blisworth - Towcester line.
Surely worth a celebration of some sort / get together at the Blisworth/Towcester end?
Unidentified B.R. Standard 75xxx was in fact Leicester Midland's 75060. (Photo has been found!).
Further locomotives I managed a footplate ride on at Towcester around 1960/1, were 44239, 44522 and 44535. (Old notebook located).
Added by Graham Campion on May 8, 2014 at 7:59 — No Comments
I've been in touch with forum member Gary who organised last winter's Grand tour. I've suggested we could complete it this winter with the addition of some other sites with S.M.J.
connections. I've no doubt Gary will post details in due course.
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Added by alwyn sparrow on March 27, 2011 at 14:28 — No Comments
I'd know I put some of this on the discussion thread but once again I would just like to thank my fellow "Tourists" for yet another enjoyable day out and to appologise for the 5 minute walk that was just a little longer and involved a bit of a backtrack (no pun intended).
Just in case anyone is wondering; we have removed nothing that we have found during our tours to date (save a singular lump of coal) only taking photos of any artifacts in situ as we…Continue
Thanks Gary for organising another interesting day out despite the rain. Same good company as usual. I think it gets better each trip!