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Christmas Lights - Trains at Night

Glenbrook Vintage Railway lights up the night again with Christmas lights and night-time running. Sponsored by Counties Power

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Crossing Morley Road at sunset, DBR 1295 leads the Christmas train towards Pukeoware

11 December 2020

The sun sets as DBR 1295 passes Morley Road station, decorated in Christmas lights

11 December 2020

Like previous years, carriages also get the Christmas treatment

11 December 2020

Bringing up the rear of the train, Ww 480 steams away as the sun sets behind it

11 December 2020

Now leading the train, Ww 480 powers up the hill from Pukeoware back across Morley Road

11 December 2020

Ww 480 is silhouetted against the setting sun as it charges up the hill

11 December 2020

The following evening, DBR 1295 prepares to depart Glenbrook with a load of passengers. This time, the full 8-car consist is in use, as it was expected to be the busiest night of the entire event

12 December 2020

DBR 1295 sits across the closed pedestrian crossing shortly before departure

12 December 2020

After running to Pukeoware and back, Ww 480 leads the train back into Glenbrook station

12 December 2020

Framed between the departure signals, DBR 1295 waits for another load of passengers. The signal box and signals were also decorated, with the signals representing candy canes

12 December 2020

DBR 1295 sits waiting to depart Glenbrook, with the decorated jigger shed in the foreground

12 December 2020

In the old Kingsland station, Santa Claus was having photos taken with children

12 December 2020

Santa waves goodbye to a family from the old Kingsland station

12 December 2020

On the Glenbrook platform, entertainment was provided for waiting passengers by Jenni Smith singing Christmas songs

12 December 2020

Even the toilets couldn't escape decorations, with festive lights hanging from the walls and roof

12 December 2020

Markets were also present at the event, including plenty of food stalls

12 December 2020

The station house at Glenbrook featured Santa riding a polar bear

12 December 2020

Ww 480 arrives back at Glenbrook passing the jigger shed

12 December 2020

DBR 1295 brings up the rear as it passes the jigger shed

12 December 2020

DBR 1295 rolls over the pedestrian crossing as the long train arrives at Glenbrook

12 December 2020

With night falling, the crowds get busier as the lights put on a more epic show

12 December 2020

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