25185 and friends out West, 160814

Thanks to the Paignton and Dartmouth for using their diesel fleet on a gala day. Policy worked as at least 200 modern traction fans produced. The “Rat” on load seven was loud, very loud….

160814HSTr.jpg The HST forming the 0730 Padd - Penzance hugs the coast South of Dawlish

16081425185cwr.jpg the “rat” shows her local connections. She was D01/CW/WN based for 6 years in the mid 70’s

1608143014r.jpg Class 08 3014 on the turntable at Churston after working the 2 coach “gronkex” from Paignton

1608142192r.jpg Class 03 2192 after working a “gronkex” from Churston to Paignton

16081425185pr.jpg 25185 shows off her new blue livery at Paignton

16081425185blr.jpg 25185 at the blocks at Kingswear after a good run from Paignton with the 1730 Paignton-Kingswear

16081425185kr.jpg Rats at night view in preservation, prior to working the 2300 Kingswear - Paignton

Great fun, hopefully same again next August!

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