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Class 14 Shunter No. 14029 made for an interesting spectacle on 27th February 2006, when it was

witnessed on the elevated connecting spur between the Channel Tunnel Link and the North Kent Line.

56 of these were built at Swindon Works during 1965 and used thereafter on the Western Region. After

withdrawal from British Rail, a number went into private industrial ownership. This particular example

was on the Nene Valley Railway between 1988 and 2000, and is currently fulfilling Channel Tunnel

contract work. David Glasspool

 


 

Two redundant Gatwick Luggage Vans were stabled in Tonbridge West Yard on 16th February

2006, these being Nos. 9102 and 9109. It will be interesting to see whether this pair make it into

preservation - other withdrawn units so far have. David Glasspool

 


 

A visitor, or perhaps more of a frequenter? Here, No. 377463 is seen after departure from

Tonbridge, making its way back to Redhill on 16th February 2006. David Glasspool

 


 

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