Forty years ago the film "The Railway Children" was filmed on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and the locomotive that starred in it was the Great Northern Railway's N2 class 1744. The engine visited the KWVR last weekend and is seen here hauling the vintage teak carriage set out of Keighley station on the way to Ingrow West.
The N2s were designed by Sir Nigel Gresley for suburban passenger operations, and worked mostly on the routes out of London's King's Cross and Moorgate stations. 1744 was built in 1921 and has spent quite a while travelling around the heritage network since it's overhaul at the Great Central Railway.
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