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The White Rose - Over the Settle & Carlisle in the summer of 84'

DRS Charter Train - Whitehaven to York - 2nd June 1984

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York Station was being refurbished at this time.

Our Class 108 diesel multiple unit at Leeds station
Note the White Rose headboard over the left buffer.
View from the front of the train
This is the ex Midland Railway main line. iew through a rain-soaked windscreen. Settle Junction with the line from Carnforth on right. Catching Sir Lamiel
Crosby Garrett Horton in Ribblesdale Approaching Settle Sir Lamiel

The White Rose ran from Whitehaven to York in typical bad weather over the Settle & Carlisle line. Between Leeds and York, The White rose travelled for 5 miles alongside ex-Southern Railway steam locomotive No. 777 "Sir Lamiel".

Ex Southern Railway Sir Lamiel Southbound between Leeds and York

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