Originally built as GWR Class 5101 No. 5193 but later converted to a tender engine, Class 9300 Mogul No. 9381 stands at Bishops Lydeard ahead of GWR Manor Class 4-6-0 No. 7822 Foxcote Manor awaiting the arrival of a Railway Touring Company's charter from London Paddington to Minehead. The charter originally planned for steam traction in the form of LMS 'Jubilee' 4-6-0 No. 45596 Bahamas, but was hauled by Class 47 No. 47813 due to the current mainline fire risk steam ban. The pair would takeover the charter for the round trip to Minehead are seen on 23rd July 2022.
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