Two locomotives will pass through Thanet tomorrow

Stanier Black 5 Photo Jamie Horton

The Northern Belle will leave from Maidstone East at 12:30pm tomorrow (May 11) for a trip which will pass through Minster at 2.37pm and then head to Sandwich. It will be hauled by steam locomotive Stanier Black 5 number 44781.

The route is being run in association with the Heart of Kent Hospice.

The Canterbury and White Cliffs Statesman tour from Shrewsbury to Canterbury West also runs tomorrow, hauled by a heritage Class 47 diesel locomotive with an additional class 47 diesel locomotive on the rear.

Photo John Horton

The train leaves Canterbury West at 4,20pm and returns via Minster, Deal, Dover, Folkestone and Ashford.

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