"The Hadrian" Cleethorpes to Durham and Newcastle - 19th May 2007
60009 "Union of South Africa".

It`s around 0715 in morning as 47826 brings empty train into Cleethorpes station...

...with steam loco 60009 "Union of South Africa" coupled on rear.

It`s about 10 years since an A4 appeared at Cleethorpes station, when 60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" pulled a special to Stratford upon Avon.

The crew prepare the train for depature and we race around to the North Promenade...

...to take a final shot before rushing back to station to take our seats on train.

(photo - John Willerton)
60009 makes a fine spectacle as it approaches Suggitts Lane soon after leaving Cleethorpes station.

(photo - Tom Brackenbury)
A nice view of the train as it approaches Deansgate Bridge just after leaving Grimsby Town station.

(photo - Mark Boult)
Onlookers make good use of the large footbridge at Barnetby as a fine viewpoint, as the railtour enters the station to pick up passengers.

(photo - Mark Boult)
The A4 now seen leaving Barnetby and heading towards Wrawby Junction.