WATCH: Western steam locomotives team up at the Great Central Railway

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Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd February 2019 saw the Great Central Railway host their Western Loco Weekend featuring 3 Western-themed locomotives.

This special weekend featured 1 guest engine being 7802 Bradley Manor visiting courtesy of the Erlestoke Manor Fund & the Severn Valley Railway.

7802 Bradley Manor featured at the GCRs Winter Steam Gala the weekend before. This was her final weekend before returning home to the Severn Valley Railway

The Western Loco Weekend also featured the GCRs home fleet being 6990 Witherslack Hall & 92214 Leicester City

One definite highlight of the weekend was the final train of both days double-headed by 7802 Bradley Manor & 6990 Witherslack Hall

RailView filmed the Western Loco Weekend at Quorn & Woodhouse & Buddon Lane on Sunday 3rd February 2019

Images from the Great Central Railway Western Weekend

Some images taken by RailView can be seen below:

7802 Western Weekend
Credit: RailView
 7802 on shed
Credit: RailView
6990 and 92214 on shed
Credit: RailView
Credit: RailView


Credit: RailView

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Cameron White avatar
I volunteer at the Great Central Railway as a cleaner. I go out and film on the mainline & heritage railways for my YouTube channel RailView. I previously volunteered at The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust's West Shed on Duchess of Sutherland. I'm currently studying Creative Media at Chesterfield College.