Harringay's history as a suburb was shaped by steam trains from the get-go. In recent years steam train pleasure trips have started passing through both Harringay & Harringay Green Lanes stations regularly.
A member recently asked to be kept up to date with when steam trains will be passing through. This group has been set up for that purpose.
Join up and as long as you have your settings adjusted, whenever anyone posts a new thread about a train passing through you'll get an update.
We won't be posting the times ourselves; that'll be up to the eagle-eyed and enthusiastic amongst us.
Previous threads on this theme in the main forum can be accessed here.
The picture for this group is a stylised version of one taken by Gardens resident, Chris Laver, of a steam train making a scheduled run on the Barking to Gospel Oak Line.
Due to be hauled by 'Tornado' this is a trip to York and Scarborough using the 'Orient Express' Pullman carriages so it will be a sight to behold. I think it's the first time this combination of loco…Back to Harringay Online
I have a friend by the name of Mick Berg who lives on the west coast of California and he has just sent me a YouTube link to a short film he has made – see:…Back to Harringay Online
Excursion to York, hauled by an LMS 'Black Five' no. 44871. It starts at Finsbury Park (platform 7 for photographers) at 0902, so will not be at full speed through Harringay (for photographers). Back to Harringay Online
Steam returns to the Barking - Gospel Oak line for the first time in three years, with an outing visiting the Bluebell Railway between East Grinstead and Sheffield Park. It should pass Harringay…Back to Harringay Online