Double Standards on the Moors

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Bob Avery/Charles Warwick

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One of many highlights during the North Yorkshire Moors Railway's recent Autumn Steam Gala was the pairing of two Standard Class 4 locomotives in matching as-delivered early BR livery on trains from Grosmont. On the Friday, 29th September, we see the tank no 80136 - no longer in a non-authentic green now! - piloting Mogul no 76079 - also authentic once again, without tender coal rails - as they depart from Grosmont station in the somewhat persistent rain that marred the early hours of the Gala and enter Grosmont Tunnel.

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