300+ CLUB DAY – 21st APRIL 2009
On Tuesday 21st April members of the 300+ Club were invited to a special day on the Bluebell Railway during which No. 34059, Sir Archibald Sinclair hauled special trains for their exclusive use.
These were the first passenger trains hauled by the locomotive since withdrawal from British Railways – almost 43 years ago.
|No. 34059, Sir Archibald Sinclair at Sheffield Park with the route indicators proclaiming that it is a special for the 300+ Club.
|No. 34059, Sir Archibald Sinclair waiting to depart north from Sheffield Park.
|Arriving at Horsted Keynes from Sheffield Park.
|Close-up of the right side cylinder and motion.
|Heading north approaching Tremains foot crossing.
|Running round at Sheffield Park with the locomotive shed behind
the Pullman set.