Several rail commuters at Horsham station had an unexpected bonus this morning (Wednesday December 2) - the chance to see a steam engine waiting at the platform.
Following a bumper turn-out earlier in the year, the Cathedrals Express steam train returned to the town for a festive trip to Oxford.
The train, once again hauled by 61306 Mayflower, headed to Oxford, where passengers had chance to do some Christmas shopping and also enjoy a private carol service in Christ Church Cathedral.
On a dull grey morning a small group of enthusiasts were waiting on the railway bridge by the station for the 8.20am departure.
And on time in a mass of steam the engine pulled away.
Visit www.CathedralsExpress.co.uk for details of other trips.
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