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50007 Hercules and 50008 Thunderer at different stages during The Honeybourne Hoover tour run for The Branch Line Society by Hanson and Hall Rail Services Solutions. The tour was a stock positioning move for The Ore No More tour that was going to run the following day. It was the first time these sequentially-numbered locomotives had worked together in multiple since 1987.

The tour started at Burton-on-Trent and finished in Eastleigh having gone via Worcester Shrub Hill and then the Cotswold Line down through Honeybourne and Oxford. Total distance covered by the Class 50s was 179 miles for the trip.

Date: 2022-04-22


50007, 50008, "Class 50"


50007, 50008, "Class 50"