Isle of Iona and the green machine

24th June 2000

08:19 at Bangor - 37 412 Driver John Elliott emerges from Belmont tunnel with the 07:43 Holyhead to Crewe service.

Schoolchildren and a few commuters alight, passengers board and 412 is on its way again.

Pupils arriving from the east are very late for school today. The 37 failed at Chester and RES locomotive 47 781 Isle of Iona was drafted in, seen here at Bangor almost an hour behind schedule.

Moving on a few hours, 37 420 The Scottish Hosteller arrives with the 13:21 Holyhead - Manchester

The green machine arrives