Due to severed connections on the West Sussex Railway this weekend, because of the adverse weather, their gala was called off. 1C113 was thankfully delayed too due to a shunt, being required to get it out of the works and onto the national network, taking longer than expected because Network Rail's overseer for the operation failed to turn up on time.
1C113 is currently rostered on the LNER vintage set which currently is made up of the two Clerstory composites, one of the two brake ends, and LNER 4W coach 138, the second brake end is having its wheels retired and 137 is having its roof repaired, hence them not being apart of the set currently.
68010 has been rostered on the engineers train, which is made up of, for today only, Trout hopper 843E, 5 plank 629184 and Steel High Sided open wagon 278785 and LNER short wheel base brake van 178595. This formation of wagons, with an Ex LNER loco on the front makes for a good oportunity for photographers to get snapping away a
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