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    Default 40 years since last mainline steam train ran, it was from Lime Street

    And the trip will be recreated on Sunday, no timings yet though.


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    More info about the event 40 years ago at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifteen_Guinea_Special

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    Times including associated LE/ECS moves now available here:

    http://www.uksteam.info/tours/t08/t0810b.htm

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    Just heard the whistle and the amount of noise of the boiler as I presume it has passed through Broadgreen station! What a noise!!!

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    a steamer leaves Crewe

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    Great photo Chippie.

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