Swanage Railway Spring Steam Gala 2017 – “Strictly Bulleid”

March 31, 2017

Swanage Railway Spring Steam Gala 2017 will be a three-day “Bulleid Bonanza”, marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of “Southern Steam”.

The Dorset steam train event will take place Friday 31st March – 2nd April 2017. 

“Strictly Bulleid” will feature Swanage Railway’s home Bulleid fleet, plus a number of guest Bulleid locomotives, providing an impressive display of steam train power.

Guest Bulleid locomotives are confirmed as:

West Country Class 34046 Braunton as 34052 Lord Dowding (facing Swanage)
West Country Class 34092 City of Wells (facing London)
Battle of Britain Class 34053 Sir Keith Park (facing London)
Battle of Britain Class 34081 92 Squadron (facing London)

Swanage Railway’s Home Fleet Locomotives:

Battle of Britain Class 34070 Manston (facing London)
Class 4MT 80104 (as 80146) acting as Station Pilot (facing Swanage)

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