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Sunday, 9 December 2012

North Pole Express Day 5

We're at the half way point in 2012 - there are 5 NPE days to go
George driving Twizell, collecting the empty stock
Mark oiling Cochrane as standby loco
Kyle polishing Cochrane's works plate (RSH 7409/1948)
Santa and elves are ready in the grotto
The first rush for the grotto queue
The bishop watches the train as the queue builds
The NPE in full flight .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Hewitt)
..... and Dave himself .....
..... taking shots in Marley Hill shed
(photo courtesy of Dave Hewitt)
Twizell's crew - Tom, George and Dan
John emanates the spirit
Meanwhile, at MH, Steve services the muscleman .....
..... and Richard and Bobby remove rivets
fixing Horden's front tubeplate
From the box, can you spot Twizell?