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Blanche and Linda reunited

Blanche and Linda reunited

Linda has been out of traffic for part of 2017 whilst attention was given to the bottom motion and fitting of a new pony truck.

Blanche, meanwhile, was withdrawn from traffic over the weekend of May Bank Holiday 2016 for the obligatory ten-year overhaul. Reassembly was progressing over the Summer and Blanche was ready for testing in November.

The two sisters were reunited for the Christmas week trains, commencing Boxing Day, handling 8-carr trains each day. Including, on 29th December, when the weather conditions were somewhat wintry.

At Tan y Grisiau

Heading out of Moelwyn Tunnel

Approaching Garnedd Tunnel

The Ladies will be playing a key role in celebrations next year with the announced Hunslet 125 event to be held in June, where they celebrate their 125th birthday.


Victorian Weekend, October 2016 Mini Gallery

Merddin Emrys and the Colonel Stephens train
Merddin and Taliesin at Minffordd
Trains pass at Tan y Bwlch
Palmerston Welsh Highland
Princess and Palmerston
Prince on Whistling Curve