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Steam in Gloucestershire!

LMS Jubilee 45699 Galatea (as Sierra Leone) at Stonehouse crossing on the 1Z42 07.00 Padd -WSH on Saturday 18th February 2023. Jubilee 45699 Galatea was masquerading as its long-gone stable mate 45627 Sierra Leone, as it worked The Cotswold Venturer, a Railway Touring Company special from London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill.

You can’t beat seeing a Jubilee blasting along on a winter’s day! Also, note there's no diesel on the rear of this train.

Words and photo by kind permission of Rich Kelsey.


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