The loco was the Great Western Railway Freight Loco 2802, an 8F 2-8-0.
It breezed smoothly up the incline to Berwyn Station pulling the 5 coach set with ease.
We enjoyed the mulled wine and mince pie in the company of a couple who had just bought a canal boat, berthed at Chirk.
Mince Pie Special
From the archives!
3802 standing in Llangollen Station
A great way to see out Christmas 2013!