Kevin Standlee (kevin_standlee) wrote,
Kevin Standlee

Steam to the Rescue!

Thanks to Cheryl and several other people who sent me this story:

Steam train's snow rescue 'glory'

Short version: With ordinary train services disabled due to snow messing up the electrics, a steam train was able to run, rescuing about 100 stranded travelers.

I'm particularly amused by this quote:
Mark Allatt, chairman of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust...added: "If any of the train operators want to modernise their services by using steam trains, I would be happy to give them a quote."
Tags: trains
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