55022 completes duties with GBRf

55022 Royal Scot’s Grey

Having worked the Alcan tanks between Lynemouth & North Blyth for the last couple of months it was time for 55022 to head away from the north-east on Wednesday 18th May. Travelling over the Tyne Valley Line to Carlisle the loco then headed up the West Coast Main Line and is now at Bo’ness ready to work a SRPS railtour on Saturday 28th May to Kyle of Lochalsh. Contact SRPS Railtours for details: http://www.srps.org.uk/railtours/rt-110528.htm

55022 on the last full day of it working on the Alcans, at West Sleekford on the afternoon empties back to North Blyth - photo Nigel A Petre

55022 on the last full day of it working on the Alcans, at West Sleekford on the afternoon empties back to North Blyth - photo Nigel A Petre

Scottish stalwarts 55022 & 37175 line up at Bo'ness on Thursday 19th May - photo Matt Stoddon

Scottish stalwarts 55022 & 37175 line up at Bo'ness on Thursday 19th May - photo Matt Stoddon

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Posted May 21, 2011 by presnews in PD News 2011, Preserved Diesels News