The Branch Line Society


Great Bush Railway, - 9th June 2018

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Great Bush Railway, Hadlow Down station run round loop looking at the buffer stops. The wagon on the right was shunted out of the headshunt to achieve the end of line.<br>[&copy; Simon Mortimer 2018]

The line describes a letter 'U' on its side; 550yd later, having gone round the 'U' bend, the tour enters the bottom Tinkers Lane station, the other end of line. The platform is still under construction.<br>[&copy; Simon Mortimer 2018]

What a Great Bush (and a rather loud shirt)! The end of line at Tinkers Lane station.<br>[© Simon Mortimer 2018]

The battery electric loco in the lower shed sidings; the mainline connection is straight ahead.<br>[&copy; Simon Mortimer 2018]

BLS members are at the cutting edge of gricing, covered the scissors crossover variations.<br>[&copy; Simon Mortimer 2018]

A railway volunteer 'Tinkers' with a rarely used point prior to our trip to test it (successfully). The steam loco simmers in the background on the main line awaiting its turn on the railtour.<br>[&copy; Simon Mortimer 2018]