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Merddin's Summer of Woe - 2008

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Finally Merddin Emrys returned to service over the 2008 August Bank Holiday weekend after a few test runs before hand. The return was celebrated with some trains that were a little unusual.

On Monday 25th it was Palmerston and Merddin Emrys went out to play together

 

August Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August 2008

 

Palmerston and Merddin Emrys leave Porthmadog

 

 

 

Photo by

Roger Dimmick

 

August Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August 2008

 

Palmerston and Merddin Emrys pass Boston Lodge Works

 

 

Photo by

Roger Dimmick

 

 

August Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August 2008

The two of them get away from Boston Lodge Halt and head for Rhiw Plas Bridge

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

 

August Bank Holiday

Monday, 25th August 2008

 

The two engines approach Minffordd.

 

Photographed by  Paul Lacey

 

 

August Bank Holiday

Monday, 25th August 2008

 

Standing in Minffordd station as they cross the down train.

 

Photographed by  Paul Lacey

 

August Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August 2008

Here they are starting away from Minffordd

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

 

 

August Bank Holiday

Monday, 25th August 2008

 

Approaching T-y-B.

 

Photographed by  Paul Lacey

 

 

August Bank Holiday

Monday, 25th August 2008

 

Having taken water they are about to get under way from T-y-B.

 

Photographed by  Paul Lacey

 

 

August Bank Holiday

Monday, 25th August 2008

 

Getting away from here is always a challenge!

 

Photographed by  Paul Lacey

 

 

August Bank Holiday

Monday, 25th August 2008

 

As they head out over the top points at

T-y-B they are about to get wet as the trees empty on them.

 

Photographed by  Paul Lacey

 

August Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August 2008

 

Wow, that looks fast!

On the way back down again leaving Penrhyn.

Photo by Andrew Thomas

 

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