VIP visitor steams through Wigan

Reader and keen railway enthusiast Chris Winstanley braved unpleasant weather to view an impressive steam locomotive’s progress through Wigan.

Thursday, 24th October 2019, 3:50 pm
The 46115 Scots Guardsman roaring through Wigan

The 46115 Scots Guardsman was a little late in arriving due to a landslip at Helifield as it headed south from Carnforth.

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The wreath on the smoke box was in memory of a steward that served on the Scarborough Spar Express that had died a short while ago after quite some years working on that particular train.