92 SQUADRON, Nº34081
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34081 PHOTOGRAPH GALLERY

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In Preservation, 2017.

  • Back at work!
     
    Photo p71. 22nd January 2017 saw 92 Squadron back at work on the Nene Valley Railway with Crew training and Mutual Improvement Class duties.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Crew training
     
    Photo p72. 22nd January 2017 saw 92 Squadron back at work on the Nene Valley Railway with Crew training and Mutual Improvement Class duties.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • The view from behind
     
    Photo p73. Whichever way you look at it - that's a lovely paint job!
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • First loaded test run
     
    Photo p79. It was a nice suuny day for 34081's first loaded test run to Peterborough from Wansford on 28th January 2017.
    Photograph by Lewis Day.
  • Back on the footplate
     
    Photo p74. Some of the BBLS crew involved over the first weekend back in traffic following overhaul.
    L-R Alan Collins (fireman), Kingsley Harris (footplate rep), John Haydon (footplate rep) and Tony Edwards (fireman).
    Photograph by Oli Goodman (driver).
  • First duty
     
    Photo p76. 34081 prepares to undertake her first passenger duty following overhaul - banking the 10:10 from Wansford to Yarwell, Saturday 25th February 2017.
    Photograph by Andrew Roth.
  • Approaching Wansford
     
    Photo p077. 34081 approaches Wansford with the 11:08 from Peterborough (Nene Valley). This was the return working of her first revenue earning train following overhaul.
    Photograph by Jack Pallister.
  • Between Castor & Wansford
     
    Photo p75. 34081 between Castor and Wansford on the first day back in traffic, Saturday 25th February 2017.
    Photograph by Jason Isaac.
  • Night shot
     
    Photo p078. On Sunday, 26th February 2017, 34081 took part in a night shoot with 34053 Sir Keith Park at Wansford. Here we see an unlikely view of ACE and Man of Kent engines alongside each other! The rebuilt 34053 was named after Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Rodney Park, GCB, KBE, MC & Bar, DFC who masterminded the success of the Battle of Britain in 1940.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Off to the SVR
     
    Photo p080. 34081, minus her tender, loaded up and ready to head off for the Severn Valley Railway where she is due to feature in the Spring Gala on 17th to 19th March and haul service trains on 25th and 26th March.
    Photograph by Kingsley Harris, 13th March 2017.
  • At Bewdley, SVR
     
    Photo p90. 34081 running light engine at Bewdley during the SVR Spring Gala, Friday 17th March 2017.
    Photograph by Kevin Wilkins.
  • At Knowlesands, SVR
     
    Photo p81. 34081 captured at Knowlesands during the SVR Spring Gala, Friday 17th March 2017.
    Photograph by John Oates.
  • At Eardington, SVR
     
    Photo p082. 34081 arriving at Eardington on 19th March whilst working the first round trip of the day.
    Photograph by John Oates.
  • Climbing out of Bewdley.
     
    Photo p83. 34081 climbs out of Bewdley with the 10 coach 10:15 Bridgnorth - Kidderminster on 19th March 2017. This is the heaviest load she has taken on her own in preservation.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Crossing Oldbury Viaduct
     
    Photo p084. 34081 and her sisters were no strangers to LNER teak stock when working inter-regional trains during the holiday season. In very dull conditions 34081 crosses Oldbury Viaduct with the 16:30 Bridgnorth - Kidderminster on 19th March 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Exchanging tokens
     
    Photo p091. The Signalman and footplate crew exchanging tokens at Bewdley during the evening of 19th March 2017.
    Photograph by Kevin Wilkins.
  • Crossing Oldbury Viaduct
     
    Photo p085. On Monday 20th March BBLS ran a photographic charter with 34081 on GWR stock. Bulleid Pacifics were no strangers to chocolate and cream of course on both interregional holiday trains and the regular exchange workings from Exeter to Plymouth via Dawlish. Seen here on Oldbury Viaduct.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Hampton Loade
     
    Photo p86. Another photo from 20th March 2017, this time at Hampton Loade.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Severn Lodge
     
    Photo p087. A further photo from 20th March 2017, this time at Severn Lodge.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Sandy Lane, Bewdley
     
    Photo p089. 34081 captured at speed by Sandy Lane, 20th March 2017.
    Photograph by Lewis Day.
  • At Sandy Lane, Bewdley
     
    Photo p88. And now an evening photo from 20th March 2017, taken at Sandy Lane, Bewdley.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Sterns, SVR
     
    Photo p092. 34081 passing Sterns on Saturday 25th March 2017, a place that's a real headache for the PWay department at the Severn Valley Railway. Note the displaced telegraph pole slipping towards the river.
    Photograph by Malcolm Rainieri.
  • By Bewdley 'box, SVR.
     
    Photo p093. 34081 has just passed Bewdley Signalbox on Sunday 26th March 2017.
    Photograph by Malcolm Rainieri.
  • At Northwood Lane, SVR
     
    Photo p094. 34081, with eight MkI carriages behind, photographed at Northwood Lane on Sunday, 26th March 2017.
    Photograph by Malcolm Rainieri.
  • At Hampton Loade, SVR
     
    Photo p095. 34081 at Hampton Loade with the 10:50 from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster on Sunday, 26th March 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • On Victoria Bridge, SVR
     
    Photo p096. 34081 on Victoria Bridge, Arley with the 12:30 from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth on Sunday, 26th March 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Nr Bewdley Tunnel, SVR
     
    Photo p092. 34081 approaching Bewdley Tunnel with the 14:35 Bridgnorth to Kidderminster on Sunday, 26th March 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Pondarosa Crossing
     
    Photo p098. Carrying the Man of Kent headboard, 34081 climbs past Pondarosa Crossing between Herston and Harmans Cross on the Swanage Railway on 2 April 2017. She is working the 10:20 from Swanage to River Frome.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Dickers Crossing
     
    Photo p099. 34081 double-heading with 34052 Lord Dowding (really 34046 Braunton in disguise) on the 5:00 p.m. from Swanage approaching New Barn, Swanage Railway, on 31st March 2017.
    Photograph by Paul Blowfield.
  • At Corfe Castle, Swanage Rly
     
    Photo p100. Double-headed Bulleids "34052 Lord Dowding" and 34081 on the viaduct as they get away vigorously from Corfe Castle with the 5:00 p.m. from Swanage on 1st April 2017.
    Photograph by Paul Blowfield.
  • At Corfe Castle, Swanage Rly
     
    Photo p102. 34081 and train, the 2:20 p.m. Swanage-River Frome, viewed from West Hill on 1st April 2017.
    Photograph by Calum Hepplewhite.
  • At Corfe Castle, Swanage Rly.
     
    Photo p101. "34052 Lord Dowding" waiting at Corfe Castle with the 2:20 p.m. from Frome River Bridge as 34081 runs in with the 2:20 p.m. from Swanage on 2nd April 2017
    Photograph by Paul Blowfield.
  • ApproachingLongueville Jct
     
    Photo p103. 92 Squadron approaching Longueville Junction with "The Nene Valley Limited" on 3rd June 2017.
    Photograph by Gareth Griffiths.
  • Nr old Castor & Ailsworth stn
     
    Photo p104. 34081 approaching the site of Castor and Ailsworth station with "The Nene Valley Limited" on 3rd June 2017.
    Photograph by Gareth Griffiths.
  • In Ropley yard
     
    Photo p107. 34081 in the Mid Hant's Ropley yard on 2nd July.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Northside Cutting
     
    Photo p108. 92 Squadron Northside Crossing, Bishops Sutton 2nd July.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Wanders Curve
     
    Photo p110. 34081 at Wanders Curve on the climb to Medstead and Four Marks. 2nd July 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Nr Ropley distant
     
    Photo p105. On 3rd July 2017 34081 headed a photo charter on the Mid-Hants Railway and is seen here about to pass the P Way hut near the Rropley distant.
    Photograph by Lewis Day.
  • Nr Arlesford
     
    Photo p106. A further photo of 34081 tworking the 3rd July photo charter, taken near Arlesford.
    Photograph by Lewis Day.
  • On Medstead Bank
     
    Photo p109. 34081 Medstead Bank with the 8 coach "non stop" on 9th July 2017. 1 in 60 handled with ease.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Northside Lane
     
    Photo p111. 34081 wrking a Mid-Hants Railwy goods train passing the Whistle board at Northside Lane on 9th July 2017.
    Photograph by Dave Ryding.
  • Medstead & Four Marks
     
    Photo p112. 92 Squadron and goods train in Medstead and Four Marks station on 9th July 2017.
    Photograph by Dave Ryding.
  • 34081 from the air (YouTube)
     
  • At Wansford
     
    Photo p124. 34081 with a rake of carmine and cream stock at the NVR Mixed Traffic Gala on a very wet 9th September 2017.
    Photograph by Lewis Day.
  • Arriving at Quorn
     
    Photo p125. 34081 arriving at Quorn whilst taking part in the Great Central Railway Autumn Steam Gala on 6th October 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Near to Swithland
     
    Photo p126. 34081 near to Swithland, Great Central Railway, with a van train on 6th October 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • At Birstall
     
    Photo p132. 34081 at Birstall, Great Central Railway, on 6th October 2017.
    Photograph by Pete Hackney.
  • Dep Loughborough
     
    Photo p128. Piloted by 78018, 34081 departs Loughborough during the GCR Autumn Steam Gala on 7th October 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Departing Quorn
     
    Photo p129. 34081 departing Quorn during the GCR Autumn Steam Gala on 7th October 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Departing Quorn
     
    Photo p127. 34081 departing Quorn, Great Central Railway, with the van train on 8th October 2017.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Departing Quorn
     
    Photo p130. 34081 departing Quorn during the GCR Autumn Steam Gala on 8th October 2017 with headboard commemorating the end of Southern Steam on 9th July 1967.
    Photograph by Ian Bowskill.
  • Departing Peterborough
     
    Photo p132. 34081 departs Peterborough on 10th December 2017 with a Santa Special.
    Photograph by Tom Watson.

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