40012 ‘Aureol’

Above, 40012 ‘Aureol’ at Bury Bolton Street station at the head of the consist ready for a test run to Heywood. The society Chairman John Stephens can be seen admiring the visiting loco and the efforts of the engineers.

Below, 40012 being attached to the loco consist of 40135, 37109 and 40145 for a test run on the Heywood section at The East Lancashire Railway.

All images courtesy of Clive Elverstone. All rights reserved.