A hot 35006 P&O S.N.Co Shareholders and Members day run on @GWSR 17th July #BulleidBrilliance

Yesterday. Saturday 17th July saw the annual 35006 Locomotive Preservation Society members and shareholders day, that took place after 35006 Peninsular & Oriental S.N.Co. had been in service hauling public services on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway. With over 160 members, shareholders and invited guests (that included some of the team working on fellow … Continue reading A hot 35006 P&O S.N.Co Shareholders and Members day run on @GWSR 17th July #BulleidBrilliance

Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day today to commemorate 100 years of the Merchant Navy

Following many years of lobbying to bring about official recognition of the sacrifices made by merchant seafarers in the two world wars. The slogan is ' Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September' Since 2000, Merchant Navy Day on 3rd September has honoured the brave men and women who kept our … Continue reading Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day today to commemorate 100 years of the Merchant Navy

Commemorate 100 years of the Merchant Navy with Steam on Merchant Navy Day 3rd September @GWSR

To commemorate 100 years of the Merchant Navy, and in remembrance of all those from various countries throughout the world that served in the Merchant Navy and who lost their lives during wars, conflicts and campaigns, Merchant Navy  Locomotive 35006 ‘Peninsular & Oriental SN Co’ will be running on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway … Continue reading Commemorate 100 years of the Merchant Navy with Steam on Merchant Navy Day 3rd September @GWSR

Reflections on 35006 P&O S.N.Co Shareholders and Members day run (and cab ride) on @GWSR 13th July #BulleidBrilliance

Yesterday evening, 13th July, saw the annual members day event with a dedicated special train purely for members and shareholders of the 35006 Society. It was a chance to ride behind 35006 Peninsular & Oriental S. N. Co on a private train after No.6 had been in service on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway  during the … Continue reading Reflections on 35006 P&O S.N.Co Shareholders and Members day run (and cab ride) on @GWSR 13th July #BulleidBrilliance