Steaming success for Shepreth loco visit

THE evocative smell of steam and oil once more filled Shepreth station after a flying visit from the Cathedrals Express.

Sunday saw the loco pull into the station on its way from Cambridge to Norwich.

Andrew Fowler, who organised the event, said: “It was amazing, absolutely fantastic.

“One of the best events I have ever organised, I would say there were hundreds of people there.

He added: “I had lots of people come up to me afterwards and say are you doing it again - it’s going to happen again next year.”


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The Cathedral Express was hauled by Britannia and stopped back at the station in the evening to collect water, and passengers departed from the station to Cambridge via a bus.

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