Great Western Moors Railway!

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Les Tucker

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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway's Autumn Gala for 2017 was held over the three days from Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October 2017 and the three visiting locomotives were all former Great Western tank engines, making the event both Great and western in its theme. The three engines were also all painted in BR black liveries, always popular with the majority of enthusiasts. We see all three at Grosmont with the first trains of the Gala - Large Prairie no 5199 emerging from a cloud of steam into which the only surviving class 15xx tank disappears and then standard Pannier no 7714 arriving with the two-coach-and-a-milk tank "shuttle".

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