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Swanage Railway

Photographs taken on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May 2005
A Spring weekend in the Purbecks - two locomotives in Steam plus a diesel service - with an evening steam hauled dining and passenger service on Saturday night - another busy weekend!

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A railway in the landsape A railway threads the landscape - 80078 drifts down from Harmans Cross towards Wildgrounds Wood on a Saturday afternoon driving experience working.
34028 34028 'Eddystone' leaves Swanage for Norden
34028 34028 'Eddystone' approaches Harmans Cross with an 'up' working.
34028 34028 'Eddystone' approaches the Haycraft Lane bridge before Harmans Cross station.
34028 34028 'Eddystone' waits at Harmans Cross
34028 34028 'Eddystone' approaches the train at Norden
34028 34028 ready to depart from Norden
Passing at Corfe 34028 and 80078 pass at Corfe
Passing the DMU at Harmans Cross 34028 passes the 'up' DMU at Harmans Cross.
80078 80078 passes the Swanage MPD with an experience working
80078 80078 leaves Swanage with another experience working
34028 at Swanage 34028 runs around the train at Swanage
34028 and 80078 at Swanage 34028 waiting for departure from Swanage as 80078 arrives with an experience working.
VE Day With an appropriate headcode, Class 33 'Stan Symes' enters Harmans Cross on Sunday 8th May - the 60th anniversary of VE day.
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