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According to issue 236 of Heritage Railway the following will occur next year:

  • 29 April: LT livered class 20s to Quainton Road (Wembley Park - Quainton Road, Quainton Road - Marylebone - West Ruislip). Featuring: 20142, 20227, the 4TC and a class 33.
  • 28 & 29 July: Steam On The District (Ealing Broadway - High Street Kensington). Featuring: Met 1, Sarah Siddons, Jubilee carriage 353, the Chesham Set, a GWR Pooley Van from the Flour Mill to carry back up equipment and maybe a second steam loco. Three round trips each day.
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After being postponed a couple of times last year, we are pleased to say it looks like the Class 20 Metropolitan Railtour will take place on the 29th April 2018, with haulage being provided by 20142 and 20227, both in London Transport red livery hauling the newly refurbished London Transport TC coaching set.

 

The route for the tour organised by The London Transport Museum Heritage is subject to final confirmation will cover Metropolitan and Chiltern lines from Marylebone Station in Central London, up in to Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Full booking details and pricing to follow soon.

 

From http://class20locosociety.co.uk/blog/2018/1/finally-its-happening---class-20-metropolitan-railtour

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The 4TC will be visiting the Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, which is 11-13 May. Details will appear on http://www.swanagerailway.co.uk/events/detail/diesel-gala-2018

 

To get it to/from Swanage their will be a couple of Railtours. They are:

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Details now up: https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/events-calendar/heritage-vehicles-outings

 

Tickets are £65 for standard or £75 for first.

 

Locos are 20142, 20227 & 33012. The 20s will be at the South end of the train.

 

Route outward: Wembley Park - Quainton Road. Return: Quainton Road - Harrow-on-the-Hill - Marylebone (rev) - West Ruislip.

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The diesel railtour to Quainton Road has sold out.

 

If you want to ride behind 20142, it be appearing at the following Diesel Galas:

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Details of Epping Ongar Railway's LT Weekend are on the LTM's Partner Events page:

Family Summer Steam – 12 and 13 May

On the weekend of the 12 and 13 May, London Transport Museum is joining EOR in celebrating its long association with the Underground and London Transport, with two days of heritage train rides, family activities and lots of fun.

Take a ride in coaches pulled by our Metropolitan Steam Locomotive No. 1, and see some of our heritage buses on display. Visit the Museum team in the marquee at North Weald station to enjoy creative activities for families. Get crafty and design your own London Transport logo badge as a memento of your day.

 

A carefully curated selection of London Transport Museum gifts and products will also be available for sale over the weekend including Underground themed books, toys and exclusive models.

 

Tickets (which include free heritage bus rides between Epping Underground station and the heritage steam rail service at North Weald station):

Adult all day Rover - £15.00

Child (3 – 15yrs) all day Rover - £7.00

Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) - £38.00

Heritage bus rides

The first heritage bus for North Weald station leaves Epping Underground station at 09:45 and then approximately every half hour until the last bus at 16:15.

Return buses from North Weald station to Epping Underground station start at 10:10 and continue approximately every half hour until the last bus leaves North Weald at 16:35.

Entry at North Weald station is from 09:30

 

Also with the arrival of Austerity 0-6-0ST Lord Phil, EOR's loco roster has changed.

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The latest Heritage Railway Magazine states that due to the work being carried out on Sarah Siddons, Steam On The District has been postponed (again) to next year. It'll probably take place in February or March.

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20227 has arrived at Ruislip Depot ahead of next weekends tour to Quainton Road. Photo on the Class 20 Preservation Society Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/210701065657055/photos/a.711226858937804.1073741826.210701065657055/1881432808583864/?type=3&theater

 

Timings for the class 33's movement to Ruislip Depot:

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Timetable for Epping Ongar's LT weekend (12 & 13 May) is up on http://www.eorailway.co.uk/visit/

 

Timings for the movement for the 4TC to & from Swanage Railway:

The 4TC will also be at the Severn Valley Railway Diesel Gala the following weekend, .

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According to this post on National Preservation forum some of Bluebell's Chesham set is due back in service during the Branch Line Weekend on 19 & 20 May. The exact carriages are TBC. They will be in Set D. Timetable https://www.bluebell-railway.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Branch-Line-Timetable.pdf

 

In 20142 & 4TC news:

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The Metropolitan set is being given a bit of TLC including, I understand, conversion of the vacuum brake cylinders to the same type as on Mk 1 coaches. I think the plan is for 1 or 2 to be available for Branch Line Gala with the others following over the rest of 2018.

 

Regards,

 

Dan

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Met 1

The majority of Epping Ongar Railway's steam services June will be hauled by Met 1 or Lord Phil. Contact the EOR for conformation of which loco. Info from http://www.eorailway.co.uk/visit/whats-running/

The steam gala is on 8th - 10th June, more info is on http://www.eorailway.co.uk/events/steam-gala/

 

L92

L92 will be visiting the Bodmin & Wenford Railway Steam Gala on 1st - 3rd June. Info from http://www.bodminrailway.co.uk/events/fullevent/84

 

20142

20142 will be visiting the West Somerset Railway Diesel Gala on 8th - 10th June. Info https://www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk/events/detail/diesel-gala-and-rail-ale-trail

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