Track Lifting between Pelton and South Pelaw

Four superb new shots from Robin Trinder of the track lifting operation between Pelton and South Pelaw Junction in November 1985.

South Pelaw on the Consett with track removal operations taking place on 3rd November 1985. The loco is 37194. Photo copyright Robin Trinder
Track lifting operations with 37101 at South Pelaw on the Consett line on 3rd November 1985. Photo copyright Robin Trinder
37101 & 194 with train 9X11, the track lifting train at South Pelaw on 3rd November 1985. The sections of rail are to be loaded onto the adjacent wagons. Photo copyright Robin Trinder
37101 has dragged sections of rail from the site at South Pelaw whilst track removal was in progress on 3rd November 1985. 9X11 was the head code for this train. Photo copyright Robin Trinder
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