The Great Britain IV is a Steam Special that runs over nine days starting from London Kings Cross station, heading to Edinburgh, Inveness and Wick in Scotland along the East Coast Mainline, then back down the West Coast Mainline via Glasgow, Preston and Crewe. Then onto Bristol, Penzance and so back to London Paddington.
The train is hauled by ten diffent steam locomotives throughout it's run. Thursday was Day 6 and ex LMS Royal Scot 46115, Scots Guardsman, works the North West England leg from Glasgow to Preston. She is seen here at Brocks Crossing just north of Preston. The light went whilst we were waiting and a grey cloud appeared from nowhere after a fine sunny morning.
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