Double Heading

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Double-heading of trains has certainly never been FR policy as a general rule, but there are a number of circumstances that can lead to its use on occasion: they include (i) Galas and suchlike celebrations: (ii) to reposition locomotives for operational purposes without additional line occupancy: (iii) to 'run-in' locomotives after a major overhaul: (iv) to rescue or assist a failed locomotive.

Ailing Mountaineer and Moelwyn seen about to cross Coed-y-Bleiddiau bridge




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