86101 Sir William A Stanier FRS & 87002 Royal Sovereign, Carlisle, Wed 21 December 2011 - 0910. The AC Loco Group's locos arrived at Carlisle on 21 November for 'Ice Maiden' catenary ice clearance duties. At the time of this photo, only 86101 had operated, running overnight Carlisle - Carstairs - Preston - Carlisle as required (infrequently). 87002 was subsequently replaced by 86701 on 23 December. It worked overnight on 26 - 27 December, after the Christmas break.
86101870022011Class 86Class 87Carlisle stationAC Loco Group