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To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the closure of Didcot sheds, a special gala was put on with five locomotives in steam.

BR (WR) Pannier Tank No. 1501
GWR 1400 No. 1450

GWR Large Prairie No. 4144 - her first public trains after overhaul
GWR Pannier Tank No. 3650
GWR Railmotor No. 93
GWR Pannier Tank No. 3650BR (WR) Pannier No. 1501 & 1400 No. 1450GWR Large Prairie No. 4144GWR Large Prairie No. 4144GWR Large Prairie No. 41443738, 1501 & 1450GWR Pannier Tank No. 3738, 1501 & 14xx No. 1450GWR Pannier Tank No. 3738, 1501 & 14xx No. 1450GWR Large Prairie No. 4144GWR Small Prairie No. 5572GWR Large Prairie No. 6106GWR Hall No. 5900 'Hinderten Hall'Cardiff Railway No. 1338No. 5 'Shannon'1340 'Trojan'BR (WR) Hall No. 6998 'Burton Agnes Hall'GWR 14xx No. 1450 & 1466GWR 4300 Mogul No. 5322Railmotor No. 93GWR Large Prairie No. 4144

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Guestbook for Didcot 50th Anniversary Gala 2nd May 2015
Richard Harris(non-registered)
What an excellent record of the Event. I was there and think the day, like the photos, captured the true extent of Didcot's place in professional preservation. Thanks for sharing it with others. Richard Harris - slightly biased Life Member No 2901
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