46100 at Brizzle

Author/Source: 

Gerry Russell

Editors Notes: 

As 46116 heads towards its next overhaul later this summer, its younger sibling, no. 46100 née 6152, is seeing increased use. On Saturday 24th June 2017 the engine headed a railtour (which had started at Woking behind a diesel) from Bristol* Temple Meads to Kingswear on the Torbay and Dartmouth line and then back to Norton Fitzwarren. We see it a bare two miles or so after starting as it approaches Ashton Gate station. *known as Brizzle to its inhabitants, or some of them.

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