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It always amazed me that this didn't cause damage to the exhaust ports and cooling fan. With the Long Mynd and Wenlock Edge dominating the background, 37207 passes the 13th century Stokesay Castle with the Margam to Llanwern steel train on .
Due to engineering work in South Wales, this normally short working was diverted via the Central Wales line and had to reverse at Craven Arms, which on the original 6x7 transparency can clearly be seen at the end of the straight section of track on the left, over a mile away.
The train is pictured passing Pant-y-Gog.37212 brings up the rear of the Pathfinder Tours 1Z16 Manchester Piccadilly to Ebbw Vale 'Hoovering Druid' railtour at Aberthaw on 4 April 1992.
The leading locos, 50033 & D400 have already disappeared around the corner.37212 runs alongside the A467 Crosskeys to Newport road at Rogerstone on 4 April 1992 with the Pathfinder Tours 1Z16 Ebbw Vale to Manchester Piccadilly 'Hoovering Druid' railtour.
The classic traction was specially arranged by Rail Magazine, hence the 'Rail Ramsgate Day Out' headboard.
It is not only the passengers who are enjoying the day out, as the Class 37 has five people in the cab!
Kempton Park Pumping station, which houses the world's two largest triple expansion steam pumps, dominates the skyline, as 37203 heads back from Shepperton with the Pathfinder Tours 1Z91 'Buffer Puffer - The Return! Classmate 37047 can be seen on the rear of the train.
After a dull day, the sun finally decided to break through towards the end of the day, allowing this backlit picture, the location of which is only a short distance from the world famous racecourse.37204 & 37158 accelerate away from Oxford North Junction with the 6V11 Wolverton to Stoke Gifford ARC stone empties on 4 September 1984.