Railtours 1967 - MikeMorant
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Locomotive Preservation (Sussex) Ltd : The Marquess Goes South South West 12/3/67 The preserved Gresley K4 no. 3442 The Great Marquess visited the Southern for a single railtour duty and is depicted here during its layover at Chichester whilst D6544 took the participants up the branch to Lavant and back. 3442 then took the train as far as Southampton central after which she/he retired to Eastleigh for servicing. I ended up at Eastleigh and despite a sunny and fairly warm start to the day the weather that greeted us at Eastleigh was dull and bitterly cold with flurries of snow in the air.