Swanage Diesel Gala - 11th May 2013
May 10th – 12th provided the annual Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, an event which has proved year on year to be a major part of the UK Diesel Gala events. A few changes were made to the 2013 event, including the relocation of the Beer Festival to Corfe Caslte, redesigned timetable to allow for more services, and simplified operations at Swanage and additional catering facilities at Nordon.
Locomotives featured in the gala included:
Class 20's: 20142, 20189 & 20227
Class 31: 31466
Class 33: 33111, 33108
Class 37: 37521 'English China Clay'
Class 55: 55019 'Royal Highland Fusilier'
4VEP: 3417 (In Push Pull Mode)
A selection of images from Saturday 11th May are shown below.