BR STANDARD 2-6-0 No. 76084 made its full return to main line operation on February 25, hauling the Railway Touring Company’s ‘Buxton Spa Express’ tour of lines across the Pennines.
The ‘4MT’ worked in tandem with ‘Jubilee’ No. 45690 Leander from Preston via Manchester and Chinley to Buxton, on the Railway Touring Company’s tour.
Despite very wet weather, the locomotives performed perfectly.
No. 76084’s second main line outing was on March 18, when it visited Whitby with ‘B1’ No. 61264.
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