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Main Line Album, 2004

Programme number: MLA2004
Running time: 57 minutes approx.
Available on Steam Age Pictures Volume 5

Staring the Doyen of the Great Western in yet another stunning come-back to the British stage... Ladies and gentlemen, Steam Age Pictures proudly present, City Of Truro!


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Flying Scotsman, Winchester 4472 Flying Scotsman on one of her last VSOE workings, to Southampton Docks.
73096 Chalford BR Riddles Standard Class 5, 73096: main-stay of the Cathedrals Express and Daylight Limited services.
Nunney Castle, Narroways Junction, Bristol 5029 Nunney Castle: in filthy weather on a Paddington Bristol charter, and on branch lines around Bristol.
3440 Test Run, Bearley 3440 City Of Truro: on her test run, the 100 mph centenary special, a Shakespeare Express turn, and two positioning trains, from York to Tysley and from Tysley to Didcot.
3440 and 4965 Fenny Compton 4965 Rood Ashton Hall double-headed with City of Truro from Tysley to Didcot, then took the train back on its own.
60009 approaching Saunderton 60009 Union of South Africa: on a Brimingham Paddington train, via High Wycombe.
Tangmere approaching Radley 34067 Tangmere worked a series of VSOE Pullman excursions to Oxford and Worcester.
Taw Valley at Bincombe Tunnel 34027 Taw Valley worked a Sunny South Special from Waterloo to Weymouth and back.
Duke Of Gloucester at the foot of Hatton Bank 71000 Duke Of Gloucester on a Cathedrals Express working to Stratford-upon-Avon.
King Edward I, Saunderton  6024 King Edward I, also with a train to Stratford.
3440 climbing Dainton bank In November and December, 3440 City Of Truro worked down to Plymouth and back, and hauled a post-Christmas tour around Stratford and Leamington Spa.

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