Lakeside & Haverthwaite

30-07-2012

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Lakeside station from WindermereThe Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway runs from the shores of Lake Windermere, this is Lakeside station viewed from a "steamer" on Lake Windermere.

 

The train awaits

On the station, the train was hauled by a Hunslet 0-6-0ST in Furness Railway livery.

 

Foot boards on Mk's

All the lines coaches are BR Mark 1's in smart crimson and cream livery, with an added step to each door due to the low platforms.

 

Uncoupling at Haverthwaite

The driver brings the lamp round at Haverthwaite, the station is between two tunnels, one being right on the platform end.

 

Looking north from the footbridge

The other tunnel leaves just enough room for a depot alongside the station, there are other sidings beyond the tunnels including this one viewed from the footbridge.

 

42085 at Haverthwaite

The line's largest loco, a Fairburn LMS design 2-6-4T, 42085.

 

 

Saddle tank from footbridge

The saddle tank seen from the footbridge after running round.

 

 

Saddle tank at Lakeside

Another view of her, this time after arriving back at Lakeside.

 

 

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This site was last updated 15-07-2012

Photos not otherwise credited are 2003 S G J Huddy.  Other photos are included with permission of the copyright holders.