03073, BLS Trip, Crewe Heritage Centre , Exhibition Hall Line, 25th March 2018
Prior to the final leg of the BLS "Sussex Salopian" returning from Crewe to Carnforth on Sunday 25th March 2018, a visit to the Crewe Heritage Centre was arranged, commencing at 08:00 on a cold but clear morning. Some 25 members took part and have now boarded the brakevan (No. B954536) ready to be taken around the site by Class 03 0-6-0DM No. 03073 (D2073). The loco was built at Doncaster in 1959 and was withdrawn from BR service in March 1989, moving into preservation and still in working order. The train is standing outside the Exhibition Hall, alongside the Boiler Shop, awaiting its first move which was being discussed by the Centre staff on the left of the picture. 08:02¼, Sunday 25th March 2018. Digital Image No. GMPK4584.
From BLS Crewe Heritage Centre, 25th March 2018