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45231 at Manchester Victoria on 3rd October 2009

LMS Stanier Class 5 No. 45231 "The Sherwood Forester" approaches Manchester Victoria with the 10:30 Preston to Manchester Victoria outward leg of "The Witch Way" railtour on 3rd October 2009. Organised by Spitfire Railtours this circular tour would be the last steam-hauled train, and the last loco-hauled passenger train to operate over the Oldham loop line.