60009 – The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express – 9.2.13

A4 No. 60009 'Union of South Africa' with the third of the Railway Touring Companys 'Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express' charters from London to Carlisle and return. The train is seen on the outward journey at Shap Wells and on the return at Ais Gill on the Settle & Carlisle line. At the time of uploading the reason for the sudden stop just before the road bridge at Ais Gill is not known. In between the two shots of 60009 is a clip of DRS class 37's No.s 37218 and 37609 at Kirkby Stephen with Pathfinder Tours 'Winter Settler' excursion from Bristol to Carlisle