The Great Central Railway has announced that they will be welcoming SR Battle of Britain No. 34072 257 Squadron to their line in 2022.
The Southern locomotive will be joining BR Standard 4 No. 80080, visiting courtesy of the Princess Royal Locomotive Trust, for the lines Winter Steam Gala, being held from Friday 28th until Sunday 30th January 2022.
34072 257 Squadron is visiting the Great Central Railway thanks to the Swanage Railway and Southern Locomotives Ltd.
An intensive timetable will be in operation on all three days of the gala, with both passenger and freight trains in operation.
The two visiting locomotives will join a pool of locomotives to operate trains. The pool includes BR 9F No. 92214 City of Leicester, LMS 8F No. 48305, BR Standard 5 No. 73156, GWR Hall No. 6990 Witherslack Hall, LMS Ivatt 2 No. 46521, BR Standard 2 No. 78018, and Hunslet J94 No. 68067.
Rover tickets for unlimited travel start from just £24 or an adult, with three day rover tickets available.
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