A series of articles by a member looking back 40 years to the early years of the A4 Locomotive Society Limited.
This series of articles was originally published in the SNGLPT's journal Chime, the first part appearing in issue 139, Spring 2006. It shows our locomotive at work during the period from April 1963 to August 1967. John has tried, where possible, to show a cross-section of work, covering its last years in operation by British Railways to early preservation years. The runs will, he hopes, give the reader an insight into what a versatile loco we have, as they vary from day to day running, through exciting to, in his opinion, a place in the record-books.
Note:~ All dates quoted are given in the British format of Day/Month/Year
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