Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Diesel Weekend
July 2008

July 2008 saw another very popular Diesel Gala which featured Class 33, 33 109 which visited especially for the event. It also marked the preservation debut of 08 054 which had recently been donated from Swinden Limeworks and was repainted into BR blue in time for the event.

  • 08 054 ran for the first time in preservation.
  • 33 109 visited from the East Lancs.
  • Class 14, D.9513, ran on shuttles for the first time.
  • 31 119, D.5600 and D.1524 all took part in the gala.
  • D.2203, 08 054 and 08 773 hauled the shuttles to Bow Bridge

    Locos involved will be:

    33 109, D.5600, D.9513, 08 054,
    D.1524, 31 119, 08 773, D.2203

    The REVISED (12/07/08) timetable can now be downloaded, which includes some alterations to the Bow Bridge shuttle and also includes the headcodes that have been allocated to the services.

    REVISED 2008 Diesel Weekend timetable
    (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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