Unusual Class 37 visitors in 1999

After the unofficial spring gala, when the coast pool disappeared for checks, the summer timetable bought a reduction in the number of loco-hauled trains and a gradual return of the regulars. For the first few weeks strangers made regular incursions.

Sat 5 Jun 1999 produces LoadHaul liveried 37 698 on the 12:22 Holyhead to Crewe service

Here's a close look at 37 698 nestling along Bangor's weeds

37 371 takes the 12:51 Holyhead to Crewe round the curve at Talybont on 8th June 1999