40012 ‘Aureol’ rescues ELR diner

The Sunday Diners had another taste of Class 40 haulage on Sunday just gone following the failure of GWR Tank engine 813.

CFPS Member James Bottomley was working on 40012 down at Baron Street when the call came in to go and rescue the Diner. James did his bit to help and fettled 012 and the loco then scampered up to Ramsbottom to collect the train and the ailing steam engine and return them to Bury.

Thank you James, for the picture and for also keeping class 40’s going on the ELR.