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Bodmin & Wenford Railway 'Spring Steam Spectacular' - Saturday 21st April 2012

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Published on Apr 22, 2012

While most people headed for North Wales for the Llangollen Railway, down in Cornwall the Bodmin & Wenford Railway held a Spring Gala with a very special guest.
For the first time since 1925 02 Class W24 'Calbourne' made a visit to the mainland from its home base on the Isle of Wight Railway to run alongside two former L.S.W.R locomotives.

Locomotives in service:-
02 class W24 'Calbourne'
LSWR 2-4-0WT 'Beattie Well Tank' No 30587
LSWR 4-4-0 Drummond T9 No 30120
GWR 2-6-2T Prairie Tank No 5552
GWR 2-8-0T No 4247

The video features action from the Lineside and at Bodmin General, with a few rain showers the day was mostly cloudy at times with a strong winds.

Shots featured in the video are --
- W24 & 30587 at Charlies Gate with a train for Bodmin General
- 4247 departs Bodmin General for Boscarne Junction
- 5552 arrives into Bodmin General
- 4247 at Beacon Road bridge arriving into Bodmin General
- 5552 at Crabtree Lane with a service for General
- 30587 & 30120 at Sunnybank
- 30120 is seen near Charlies Gate with the B Set
- W24 & 30120 double head at Crabtree Lane
- 5552 passes Charlies Gate with a service for Bodmin Parkway
- 5552 passes Charlies Gate in the other direction for Bodmin General

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