Reader's Photo: Tornado steams through Mobberley

Tornado Mobberley 11 May 19 cropped and brightened and re cropped

Vince Chadwick kindly sent us this photo of the iconic Tornado steam locomotive take near Mobberley yesterday afternoon. (Saturday, 11th May).

He said "It was working 'The Mad Hatter' steam special return leg, Chester to Doncaster."

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Here's what readers have had to say so far. Why not add your thoughts below.

Pete Taylor
Sunday 12th May 2019 at 5:25 pm
Vince; great to see a steamer without the ugly overhead gantries and cables. Good photo.
Alan Brough
Sunday 12th May 2019 at 6:36 pm
I wish I’d known about the Tornado coming through. I’d have liked to have seen that.

Lovely photo.
Nick Jones
Sunday 12th May 2019 at 6:47 pm
Great shot !.. timeless piece !!
Vince Chadwick
Sunday 12th May 2019 at 9:11 pm
In view of dangerous illegal trespass by some irresponsible types which has caused considerable delay to normal service trains when Flying Scotsman has run on the main line, there is an understandable reluctance to publish details of iconic steam locomotive moves. Thankfully, there were no such incidents concerning the running of this train last Saturday.