RTC Brush Type 2 stars at Chinnor & Princes gala


CLASS 31 No. 31163 was well received by visitors at its home railway gala at Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway on April 5-7.

It is currently carrying Railway Technical Centre livery and number 97205 (RM Feb, p90). No. 31163  is seen on the first day with Class 08 No. D3018 Haversham on a pair of brakevans. 


The ‘31’ worked passenger trains from Chinnor through to the new main line connection at Princes Risborough, connecting with Chiltern Railways trains each day.

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No. 97205 is in much demand for gala appearances this season because of its unusual and attractive livery, with KWVR May 3-6, Severn Valley Railway May 16-18, and West Somerset Railway June 20-22 confirmed.

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