25 April 2011

The Great Britain

A real treat today with this wonderful shot of The Great Britain IV Excursion arriving at Plymouth on the 23rd April. Great Britain IV excursion.. ©Laura:0)
Thanks to Laura for permission to use her photo. Click the link below to see more of her photos including a few from the Plym Valley Railway.

If you are interested the Royal Duchy excursion is passing through Plymouth station on 30th April at 14:42pm click here for more information.

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