31271 Castor 1 March 2008

31271 Stratford 1840 - 2001 passes Castor on the Nene Valley Railway with the 2E47 11:33 Wansford to Peterborough service during the line's Diesel Gala on 1 March 2008. After a sunny start, the cloud built up rapidly during the day, leading to some anxious moments as the trains came into view. The long stretches of straight track and the 25mph speed limit mean you keep watching the train expectantly as the clouds pass across the sun! Luckily all was well with on this occasion.