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Enthusiasts hoping to see no 46233 "Duchess of Sutherland" resplendent in its BR Brunswick Green livery with the cabside stripe showing it was banned from running "under the wires" running under the wires at Crewe on Saturday 18th November 2017 were disappointed to see Jubilee no 45699 "Galatea" arrive early in the morning from Carnforth to take the train along the North Wales Coast that day. Admittedly, it looked good in its BR Maroon livery which was nicely matched to the BR Maroon rake of coaches which, being loaded for an 8P, made the 6P struggle quite magnificently as it got under way. The Stanier Pacific had failed with a cracked fire tube the previous day and has since returned to Butterley from where it will re-emerge in its original LMS crimson livery.

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