A family trip to Saltash just happened to coincide with a steam train coming through Saltash. Most people were on the platform but I decided the bridge would be a better viewpoint. Here’s the photo:
During the stay in Cornwall, I was able to capture the steam train’s return journey too, although lighting conditions were harsh. There must have been around 100 people watching it from the Tamar Bridge car park!
Unfortunately, there wasn’t much steam from the engines as they crossed the Brunel Bridge.
I’m just back from 2 weeks in my childhood town of Saltash, Cornwall. One of the reasons for going is the elusive steam train. For years I’ve been trying to get a photo of a steam train on the Brunel Bridge. It’s always either been cancelled and the weekend after I’ve been down, but this time I was lucky. Not only was it on time, but it was lovely sunny weather too! I set up ……