Slideshow: Famous train steams through Northamptonshire

Dozens of people watched an historic steam train travel through Northamptonshire on Saturday (December 20).

The York Yuletide Express, which was pulled by engine Union of South Africa, spent more than 20 minutes at Kettering station on Saturday morning.

The steam engine Union of South Africa pulls the York Yuletide Express through Isham and over the Harringworth viaduct

The steam engine Union of South Africa pulls the York Yuletide Express through Isham and over the Harringworth viaduct

People watched it at vantage points throughout the north of the county.

Here are a selection of photos of the train sent in to the Northants Telegraph. Pictures at Isham were taken by Glyn Dobbs, at Corby by Tommy McAuley and at Harringworth by Glyn Dobbs and David Walters of No Bounds Aerial Film & Photography – a commercially licensed and approved CAA operator.