31407, 31465 & 1001 Ashwell Junction (site of) 27 September 1997

31407 & 31465 haul Hastings DEMU 1001 past the site of Ashwell Junction on 27 September 1997 with the Hastings Diesels 'Rutland DEMU' railtour. This was the return leg, with the pair of 31s leading from Leicester. The wide area on the right is the site of the exchange sidings for the Cottesmore branch, which served an ironstone quarry.