A4 No 60009 Union of South Africa to visit NVR

A4 No 60009 Union of South Africa to visit NVR
In celebration of our 40th Anniversary year, we are proud to announce A4 No 60009 Union of South Africa will visit the NVR
The locomotive will be running at our “Pacific’s” event on 16th & 17th September as part of our two week 40th Steam Gala event
The locomotive will also be available for our popular Driving Experience Courses on 14th and 15th September
Be the first to ride behind 60009 on our evening Fish and Chip service The Jolly Fisherman “Union Pacific” on 15th September

Join the NVR at our “Pacific’s Event on 16th & 17th September, See A4 Pacific No 60009 Union of South Africa running with Bulleid Light Pacific No 34081 92 Squadron, Intensive services, Pacific Brake Van rides, An historical first for both locomotives. Click here for details

A4 Driving Experience Courses
Drive and Fire No 60009 Union of South Africa. Take the rare chance to drive and fire an A4 on the Nene Valley Railway, we are pleased to be able to offer our popular Driving Courses on this iconic locomotive on 14th and 15th September. Click here for details 

The Jolly Fisherman “Union Pacific” Friday 15th September
“Union Pacific" Hauled by A4 No 60009 Union of South Africa, Fish, Chips and Steam!  Enjoy a nostalgic evening of steam on board our train hauled by a Union of South Africa with a good old-fashioned fish and chip supper, complemented by evening views of the picturesque Nene Valley.
The locomotive hauling the service will be 60009 Union of South Africa
• Enjoy a drink from our on board bar while you have a good look at locomotive
• Traditional Fish & Chip supper as our train makes its way through the Nene Valley.
• Guests will be seated at tables of four*
• The train will depart from Wansford Station at 19:00 returning at 21:30 approximately.
• Booking required to avoid disappointment.  Only £25.00 per person
Click here for details


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