Swanage Visitors

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Charles Warwick

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Passengers on the RTC steam-hauled summer trains to Weymouth are able to alight at Wareham to visit the Swanage Railway. On Thursday August 8th 2019 we saw the Weymouth-bound train at Wool, having called at Wareham, so we then went to Corfe Castle to see what those who had detrained would see. Here Original Bulleid Pacific no 34072 "257 Squadron" is seen passing the Castle. Passengers hoping to travel behind the latest visitor to the line, the GCR's Ivatt "Mickey Mouse" mogul no 46521, which was shown on the timetable as the second engine running, were unlucky, as it was only to be seen undergoing a wash at Swanage shed.

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