Today saw the first running of a railway tour with class 68’s past our cameras. 68016 “Fearless” and 68017 “Hornet” took the Belmond Northern Belle from Swindon to Par to allow it’s passengers the opportunity to visit the World famous Eden project. The train passed us around 9.30 this morning and returned just before 7pm on it’s return to Swindon.
As normal our ever tireless Colin Campbell ventured out and caught the Northern Belle as rounded the curve at Red Rock. - Today’s Northern Belle Pullman with top & tail DRS Class 68016 Fearless leading and 68017 Hornet on the rear. – Colin Campbell.
Colins Video and i am sure he is relieved that he was on the right side of the track or the voyager would have been one of those moments.
First shot from the cameras comes from Eric
Next we see Fearless leading past Blenheim camera.
Video of today’s Northern Belle passing both cameras, both ways.