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D6948 on Santa Special ‘thunderbird’ duties

D6948 was called into action at very short notice on Saturday 9th December when steam locomotive GWR 2-6-2T no.5526 was failed with a brake defect during preparation on shed. The 37 was started and the boiler fired up, and made the steam loco’s booked diagram start.

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D6948 in evening photo charter

The East Midlands Railway Photographic Society (EMRPS) did a night-shoot photo charter at Toddington station with D6948 and the maroon set of coaches on Saturday 11th March. The loco was posed in a variety of locations around the station during the evening … Continue reading

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