OH A LOVELY OPERATION INDEED!!!
Yesterday, the Bure Valley Railway opened after a few months of lockdown.
I was very pleased to see it reopen and booked a ride on the 11 o’clock train from Aylsham, the first train after the reopening!
Rostered loco was No. 8 John of Gaunt. This was one beautifully prepared and polished loco. She gleamed in the sunshine.
I was in the last compartment of the train and I had a super view as we travelled down the line. It reminded me how pretty the BVR is and how the 15 inch gauge stock runs through the original standard gauge infrastructure. It was a great ride – like being in a first class observation coach !
A Wroxham No 8 was turned on the turntable.
Then coupled up to the train.
On the journey home I was immediately behind the loco. I opened the winows to enjoy the sounds on…
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