Zenfolio | Dan Green | Great Central Railway Winter Steam Gala - 31st January 2015
7820 'Dinmore Manor'7820 'Dinmore Manor'No. 7820 'Dinmore Manor' during the run round at Leicester North. Although designed by C.B Collett for the Great Western Railway, No. 7820 was part of a batch ordered by British Railways, being built in 1950.
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The Great Central Railway Winter Steam Gala for 2015 featured two BR(W) themed visiting locomotives.

These were:

BR(W) Manor No. 7820 'Dinmore Manor', from the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway, courtesy of Dinmore Manor Locomotive Ltd.,
BR(W) 1500 Class No. 1501, from the Severn Valley Railway.

These were joined by several members of the home fleet:

BR 8f No. 48624, which had been put into a temporary weathered BR Black condition for the event,
BR "Britannia" No. 70013 'Oliver Cromwell', at its GCR base for winter maintenance,
Southern N15 No. 777 'Sir Lamiel',
BR(M) Standard 2 No. 46521,
BR Jinty No. 47406,
BR Standard 2 No. 78019,
BR 9f No. 92214.
BR Standard 2MT No. 78019'Dinmore Manor' at Leicester7820 'Dinmore Manor''Dinmore Manor'7820 'Dinmore Manor''Sir Lamiel' at Rothley777 at LeicesterOld meets 'New'Express GoodsNo. 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'Manor LocalManor LocalDouble Headed MogulsDouble Headed MogulsJinty Goods47406 delivers the goods8f Departure48624DMU DepartureEmpty Minerals

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