Why don’t we paint her in LNER livery as Peppercorn intended? – David Elliott


I mean, doesn’t it look good? –  David Elliott


You can’t even see the join…. oops! – David Elliott

The truth is that with Tornado’s imminent change to Brunswick Green livery we couldn’t resist a brief flight of fantasy with our locomotive as her designers intended…..  Andrew Hancock of Simply Stripes Signmakers of Spennymoor supplied and fitted the vinyls to give No. 60163, sorry, No. 163, a brief spell in LNER livery.


Andrew Hancock applies the huge vinyls to Tornado’s tender – David Elliott


And peels off the backing to reveal the letters – David Elliott