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So, let’s do a simple example: Market town in Weardale (Kerr Stuart) – the correct answer is, of course, Stanhope and Apedale Valley Light Railway.

OK, here goes: An Post delivers this (Hunslet).Initially named for the railway promoter’s daughter; had a famously short and precipitous operating life (?).Author who owned a narrow boat called “Crecy” (Barclay, sort-of).Robin Hood’s girlfriend (Hunslet)A nymph of Greek mythology and a character from The Faerie Queene (Hunslet)French General, most known for regrouping the retreating allied armies to defeat the Germans at the strategically decisive First Battle of the Marne in 1914 (Kerr Stuart)Name shared by a Kerr Stuart Wren and a Bagnall saddle tank.Basil’s wife (Hunslet)Part of an Abbey or Cathedral (Hunslet)Prime Minister  twice over, died in 1865 (?)Only Manchester-born Welshman to have been Prime Minister (?)Yet another Prime Minister twice-over (Yorkshire Engine)Creation of J.M.Barrie (Kerr, Stuart)Friend of the above (Bagnall)“Pussy Cat” in the Archers (Hunslet)First Letter of the Greek alphabet (Bagnall)Appropriately named Bagnall Fireless which worked with the above – why is it appropriate?Built at BAE Warton (amongst other places) (Paxman) A street in south Leeds (Hunslet)Titular character of an 1869 book set in Devon (Kerr Stuart)Not a Scottish Horse – it’s a…….

Source: Moseley Railway Trust – Latest News

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