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A GWR Castle at speed – 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe racing alongside the M5


GWR Castle Class No. 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe races alongside the M5 motorway in Devon with the returning Cornishman railtour from Bristol to Plymouth. 28th April 2012 www.facebook.com Available on Mainline Diary 2012: Part 1, available from July 2012

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GWR CASTLE CLASS EARL OF MOUNT EDGCUMBE No 5043 AT NARBOROUGH AND SYSTON


We see the loco at Narborough and after a quick dash round the Leicester rind road we gat to Syston half an hour or so before the train came through so we see it at Syston aswell we also see other trains on this video the steam trains can be seen at the end of the video as we see the other trains first

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Steam. Failing 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe races Voyager Banbury-Oxford. “The Bristolian”


5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe leaves Banbury after picking up passengers. The Bristolian is running from Solihull to Bristol Temple Meads on 28th March 2009. 5043 fails at Didcot and is replaced by a class 47 diesel loco. 5043 has great difficulty pulling away from Banbury. The crew try to fix the problem. A Cross Country voyager races 5043 to Oxford. Both trains seen at Oxford, where 5043 is put into the sidings for 1 hour.

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Steam View – 5043 on Christmas White Rose at Chesterfield 17/12/2011


5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe heads north through Chesterfield with The Christmas White Rose on 17/12/2011. The “crooked spire” can be seen in the background.

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5029 and 5043 Wellington 160509


GWR Castle Class 5029 Nunney Castle and 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (leading) travel light through Wellington, Shropshire to head up the Welsh Marches Express. Pictures by AF.

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