Children’s centre celebrates 125 years with steam train to Skegness
Steam fans have been treated to a spectacle today (Sunday) as a special anniversary excursion passed through Lincolnshire to Skegness.
The Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre is celebrating its 125th year and has laid on a special steam train pulled by The Scots Guardsman locomotive.
Steaming off from Derby station this morning it passed through Grantham, Sleaford and Boston on its way to Skegness arriving at 1.25pm to recreate the journey made by thousands of Derbyshire children since the charity started in 1891. It was hauled by steam up until about 50 years ago, heading to the resort... read more
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