Britannia in Portsmouth (no, not that one)

On October 4, 1964, the doyen of the Pacific class of locomotives number 7000, Britannia, arrived at Portsmouth Harbour with a Locomotive Club of Great Britain Vectis Railtour.

Sunday, 24th April 2016, 6:00 am
Britannia standing at Portsmouth Harbour station.

The members of the club crossed to the Isle of Wight for a tour of what was left of the Isle of Wight railway.

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The train was taken to Fratton for cleaning and the locomotive turned. The whole ensemble then returned to Portsmouth Harbour to make its way back to London.

On a special working for the Locomotive Club of Great Britain tour here we see 4-6-2 7000 Britannia standing at Portsmouth Harbour station.