West Coast Rail­way ‘33’ on steam heat charter

Rail (UK) - - Fleet - MARK PIKE.

Steam leaks from West Coast Rail­way Com­pany Mk 1s at Sal­is­bury on De­cem­ber 14 2017, with WCRC 33207 Jim

Martin at­tached to the rear of the charter from Lon­don Vic­to­ria-Yeovil Junc­tion (hauled by 8F 45212). The steam is from the heat­ing sys­tem. Steam heat was re­moved from Bri­tish Rail pas­sen­ger trains in the late 1980s. Class 33s were reg­u­lar vis­i­tors to Sal­is­bury un­til late in their main line ca­reers.

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