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On Tuesday 10th September 2013, an A1 class 4-
The last steam hauled train to cross this viaduct was in 1967. Soon it will be impossible to take a similar photograph as the footpath which crosses the line at this point is being re-
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The ‘Tornado’ steam train, is seen passing through Riddlesdown Station.
Photograph below was taken and is kindly supplied and shown with the permission of Muriel Brooks ©
‘Tornado’ was built by the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, a charitable trust founded in 1990 to build a Peppercorn A1 class locomotive. None of the original 49 locomotives of this class survived British Rails decimation of steam traction in the 1960’s.
‘TORNADO’ STEAM TRAIN PASSES THROUGH RIDDLESDOWN STATION
ON 10 SEPTEMBER 2013
“OLIVER CROMWELL” STEAM TRAIN ON 2 NOVEMBER 2013
The photograph below of the “Tornado” also crossing the viaduct at Riddlesdown Quarry on 10 September 2013 was taken and is kindly supplied and shown with the permission of ©Alan Barnes Photography.
Photograph below, of the “Tornado” crossing the viaduct at Riddlesdown Quarry on 10 September 2013 was taken and is kindly supplied and shown with the permission of John Bradshaw ©
On 2 November 2013, the “Oliver Cromwell” steam train is seen passing through Riddlesdown Station and Tunnel.
The two photographs below of the “Oliver Cromwell were taken and are kindly supplied and shown with the permission of ©Alan Barnes Photography.