LSWR ‘T9’ 4-4-0 No. 30120 worked its last services at the Battlefield Line on Easter Monday, bringing its extended hire period to a close.
The National Railway Museum locomotive arrived at Shackerstone at the end of 2016 to help work the railway’s ‘Santa’ trains.
The locomotive is pictured departing from Market Bosworth with the 13.45 Shackerstone-Shenton service on April 15.
This was its penultimate day in traffic before heading to the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre for its May Bank Holiday steam gala.
The home signals to the left of the loco are currently unconnected, but should become operational upon completion of the new passing loop in 2018. GRAHAM NUTTALL
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