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Engine driver Phil #3


Here we go again.  Back at Arlesford and running around.  Phil has signed his life away on a piece of paper to say that the Mid Hants Railway Ltd is not responsible for anything that happens to him whilst he’s on the footplate.  I’d be more concerned for the engine….

And he’s on the footplate, with a classy wave that wouldn’t look out of place at a Royal Wedding (note the topical reference.)

I settled down in the Maunsell coach to watch the world go by again.  This time around I took a few pictures as we went through Ropley, site of the locomotive sheds and works.  And some impressive topiary.

Back at Alton, Phil ran around with the locomotive, and the Royal Wave was still in evidence….

I’m please to report that the 9F was still fully operational after Phil’s trip on the footplate.  He was allowed to operate…

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