6233 Duchess of Sutherland slips and slogs up Hemerdon with Day 1 and 2 of The Great Britain XII
The ‘very popular’ Great Britain tour returns for the 12th consecutive year. Days 1, 2 and 3 was to be hauled down to the West Country and along the Welsh Marches by LMS Coronation lass no. 6233 Duchess of Sutherland which was repainted to original LMS Crimson Lake from her Brunswick Green livery last year. Days 1 and 2 features the Duchess in full cry over the South Devon Banks at Whiteball, Rattery and Hemerdon Banks respectively. With a load of 10 behind her which is the maximum amount needed to go solo up the Devon Hills.