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.
Very much an end-of-year footnote given the time, with sunrise 25 minutes away and an indifferent weather forecast. A day out in York for the early-to-rise.Steam in 2020 - first offering is the…Back to Harringay Online
'Union of South Africa' suffered a further mechanical problem on its way to London Friday afternoon, and is stuck north of Watford. I expect the train will run but with a diesel, I don't think there…Back to Harringay Online
*Probably. The Lindum Fayre on Sat 7 Dec about 0900 should have been hauled by 'Duchess of Sutherland'. A problem with the 'black box' data recorder (yes trains have those too) can't be fixed in…Back to Harringay Online
Last week one of the bearings on Union of South Africa's tender overheated, to the extent of catching fire, while on the way to London for a forthcoming excursion. The following day it failed again…Back to Harringay Online