7 New Romney 3 June 2013

Running at little more than walking speed, an ailing No.7 Typhoon limps into New Romney station, on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, on 3 June 2013 with the late running 14:30 Hythe to Dungeness service. It would be removed from the train and replaced by 4-6-2 No.9 Winston Churchill, which itself had been removed from the 14:30 Dungeness to Hythe train, which can be seen waiting to depart on the left. One of the line's diesel locomotives, No.12 John Southland had been commandeered from the weedkilling train to work this train. It's smiling driver has just acquired the token from the driver of Typhoon. Various members of the loco depot staff could be seen staring at Typhoon's motion as it pulled slowly into the station.