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The Class 56 back on heavy freight
Saturday, 18th March, 2006

With an expansion planned at the western end of the line the Nene Valley Railway got in some Ballast from La Farge Aggregates to assist with the track bed. And why bother to use one of the main line locos when you have a heavy hauling freight loco on your doorstep.
56057 British Fuels56057 arrives light at Orton Mere for its days work
66714 Cromer Lifeboat66714 arrives from NR metals with the La Farge Self Discharge train from Mountsorrel
56057 British Fuels66714 and 56057 stand along side one and other at Orton Mere
56057 British FuelsWith 1,300 tons in tow 56057 powers away from Orton Mere towards Yarwell
56057 British FuelsStorming up towards the Mill Lane bridge with 1,300 tons in tow 56057 makes light work of it's train
00000 Unloading the ballast into some of the NVR's ballast wagons
56057 British Fuels56057 sits at the end of the worksite
66714 Cromer Lifeboat66714 works slowly towards Wansford with the La Farge train

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