55019
55019 "Royal Highland Fusilier" // Credit: James Whincup and The Deltic Preservation Society Ltd
55019 "Royal Highland Fusilier" // Credit: Severn Valley Railway FB Page
55019 “Royal Highland Fusilier” // Credit: Severn Valley Railway FB Page

The Spa Valley Railway have announced Deltic No. 55019 “Royal Highland Fusilier” as Star guest for their 2018 Summer Diesel Gala.

The class 55 diesel locomotive joins the Gala line-up thanks to its owners, Deltic Preservation Society.

55019 joins 8 other diesel locomotives which will be attending the Gala already.

The gala will be taking place on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of August.

Other locomotives for the Spa Valley Railway Diesel Gala

The other locomotives joining 55019 is as follows,

  1.  Drewry 2591 “Southerham”
  2. 09 09026 “Cedric Wares”
  3. 10 D3489 “Colonel Tomline”
  4. 33/0 33063 “R.J.Mitchell”
  5. 33/2 33201
  6. 73 73140
  7. 207 DEMU 1317
  8. 421 3CIG 1497 “Freshwater”

More information on the gala will soon be announced. Keep an eye on the RailAdvent homepage for the latest updates 🙂

Jamie Duggan avatar
Since I was a child, I have been a big fan of steam locomotives. This enthusiasm has been become greater in recent years, leading to me becoming involved in a society restoring a standard gauge locomotive. Joining the RailAdvent team in 2017, I help Michael produce articles.