D172 Lowgill 16 December 1995

D172 Ixion rounds the curve at Lowgill on 16 December 1995 with the Pathfinder Tours 1Z27 05:00 Cardiff Central to Carlisle 'Festive Cumbrian Mountain Express' railtour. Although presumably a lot of passengers travelled on this train for the then quite novel main line use of a preserved diesel loco, probably a lot more were interested in the return working, which saw the unique BR Standard 8P 4-6-2 71000 Duke of Gloucester haul the train over the Settle & Carlisle line.