4555 passes Flying Scotsman on the Paignton & Dartmouth Railway // Credit: LocoYard.com

Arrangements have been made which will see GWR Manor 7827 “Lydham Manor” and Small Prairie 4555 visit the Churnet Valley Railway in 2018 and 2019.

Both locomotives are based at Dartmouth Steam Railway, which is also 4277’s home railway. 4277 will return home when it’s currently boiler ticket expires in February 9th, 2018.

When will they visit the Churnet Valley Railway?

4555 will visit first, between October 2018 and February 2019.

7827 will join 4555 for a month on CVR, when its booked to run for the whole of February 2019.

7827 Lydham Manor // Credit: South Devon Railway
7827 Lydham Manor // Credit: South Devon Railway

4555 will return back to CVR between October 2019 and February 2020.

4555 first appearance at CVR will be for their NSRC40 Gala.



Info about NSRC40 Gala and Winter Steam Gala will appear in my next article.



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