More images of the Nocton Estates Light Railway


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 1B
A special train being run for the Narrow Gauge Railway Society in  1958



(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 1C
The special stands in one of the remote loctions on the system.

 The Simplex loco no.5 is now at the LCLR in Skegness, complete with metal body, and named "Paul".


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 1D
Another view from the fields showing the very tight curves.



(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 1E
The NGRS special at Nocton Estates HQ near Nocton & Dunston railway station.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 2A
No 5 hauls what is believed to be a train for the local villagers comprised of open class E bogie wagons.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 2B
The NGRS special pauses at an impressive gated level crossing on the B1188 to Glebe Farm.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 2C
Passengers detraining at the level crossing.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 2D
More tightly curved track.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR)
3A
An ex WDLR class E bogie wagon out in the fields.
The class E wagons had been modified by the estate to remove the dropped centre section.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 3B
View from special train.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 3C
The special running alongside one of the farm tracks.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 4C
The villagers special out on the system.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 3D
A trio of ex WDLR class P wagons.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 4A
3 bogie class H tank wagons which were used to supply water to the outlying farm houses.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 4B
An ex WDLR ex ambulance van seen at the silo building.


(Photo - Bill Woolhouse collection, LCLR) 4D
Side view of the ambulance van. A restored example can be seen at the LCLR in Skegness.


(Photo - Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 1A
Rail connected farm buildings, possibly Glebe Farm.


(Photo - Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 1C
A very smokey scene as a loaded potato train crosses a track. The "clag" is exhaust showing that the engine is working hard.
Log books from the estate show that the locos were de-coked every 24 months!


(Photo -   Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 1D
More water or fuel bowsers which were refilled from the train?


(Photo - Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 2B
Todays farmers probably have a tractor outside their house. Here we see a Simplex diesel locomotive ready to go into the fields.


(Photo -   Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 2A
Another water carrier in a siding.


(Photo -   Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 2C
Child at play - hope she`d passed her PTS course!


(Photo -   Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 2D
Level crossing.


(Photo -   Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 1B
The only known picture of a Class P converted at Nocton to one of four Guards Vans, (not brake vans ).
They also had a letter box for post from outlying farmsteads. Used latterly as a crossing keepers shelter?



(Photo -   Paul Teather collection, LCLR) 3D
A simplex with a loaded potato train at the standard gauge trans shipment shed.

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