Today was a Covenantors’ Day for the A1 Trust and a day off for me, though I needed to go in this evening to do a shunt ready for the morning. One of our shunt moves involved “Tornado”, and the chance to pose it by the coal drops was too good to miss. Richard Pearson kindly obliged with positioning and then joined us with his camera.
As the shunt continued, we ended up with the A1 and K1 aside each other, with the Great Eastern saloon as a backdrop!
A better chance to take pictures like this and maybe have an A1, K1 and V2 line up will be next weekend at Shildon, hence the title of this blog entry – this is only a taste, let’s hope the sun shines on 1st, 2nd & 3rd May – and admission is FREE! There is a small charge for cab access to the A1 and our site train rides. See you there?