Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Diesel Weekend
October 2006

October 2006 saw the Railway host its second Diesel Weekend. The Class 14 appeared outside for the first time in a long while, although was unable to run, a shuttle using shunters and the DMU was run, and 47 004 made its preservation debut.

  • D.1524 (47 004) ran for the first time in preservation.
  • 31 119, 20 189 and 08 773 all took part in the gala.
  • D.2203 and 08 773 hauled the 3-car DMU over the full length of the line and offered shuttles to Bow Bridge
  • An evening BEEREX train was run on the Saturday.

    (c) William Lister

    (c) William Lister.

    More details of special events can be found on the Events page, and details of the Diesel Weekends can be found by following the link below.

    Diesel Weekend

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