Torbay Tornado

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New build steam locomotive No. 60163 'Tornado'is captured here on 10th July 2011 passing Langstone Rock, near Dawlish Warren.

It is seen in its' new Brunswick Green livery, having previously carried LNER apple green with BR lettering.

She seems to be making easy work of the load as there is not much exhaust being produced.

The train is one of a series of weekly Sunday day trips from Bristol to Kingswear on the Dart estuary.

Dawlish Warren station is in the background and the coast path which extends from here to Teignmouth is in the right foreground.

I am amazed that the Health & Safety brigade have not closed off this path as it is about a 20ft drop to the beach and there is only a low wall between the path and the railway line. Long may it remain open, I say.
16/07/2011 - 08:19pgweber
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Link Posted 16/07/2011 - 09:27
That's a fine image of a great locomotive Peter. I see you're now calling it Brunswick green, I just wish they had painted it blue before green as was the original plan.
Last Edited by davidtrout on 16/07/2011 - 09:27


Link Posted 16/07/2011 - 09:29
Wonderful image Peter.

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In LBA hiatus.


Link Posted 16/07/2011 - 09:58
Thank you for the compliments, David & John.

'The Railway Magazine' whose editorial Paul Jay referred to in another thread, concluded that despite some debate they would continue referring to the colour as Brunswick Green, so I am following them.

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Link Posted 16/07/2011 - 13:13
Great, and all the information enhances the photo!


Link Posted 16/07/2011 - 23:03
Certainly much nicer than Apple Green! Nice one Peter.

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