GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY - Autumn Steam Gala Weekend - 31 Sept- 3 Oct 2021

The Great Central Railway is a heritage railway in Leicestershire, named after the company that originally built this stretch of railway. It runs for 8.25 miles between the large market town of Loughborough and a new terminus in the north of Leicester. It has period signalling, locomotives and rolling stock. Wikipedia

AUSUMN STEAM GALA - The Gala took place the weekend from Thursday 30th September to Sunday 3rd October 2021. Up to ten steam locomotives in action on Saturday and Sunday with visiting British Railways 9F 92134 and GWR 2-8-0 3802.

Guest Locomotives
Sole surviving Single Chimney 9F Number 92134 appearing with thanks to the Self Family and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Great Western Railway 2884 Class Number 3802 appearing with thanks to the locomotives owners.

Home Fleet

A selection of locomotives from the railway pool were used across the weekend all subject to availability and fitness to run.

1. Double Chimney 9F Number 92214 'City of Leicester'
2. LMS 8F 48305
3. LMS Black 5 45305 - In its final gala appearance before overhaul
4. GWR Modified Hall 6990 'Witherslack Hall'
5. BR Standard 5 73156
6. BR Standard 2 78018
7. LMS Ivatt 2 46521
8. Hunslet Austerity (J94) 68067

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