If the engine had come on the market a few years ago maybe the NNR would have been interested, but with 76084 and the N2 seemingly staying on the...
Hopefully the new owners will be able to get it back in steam sooner rather than later.
Glad '84 is staying on the NNR. After the B12 and Y14 it's my favourite on the line.
Wikipedia still has it that Mayflower is based at the NNR which I don’t think has been the case for several years (if ever in fact. Didn’t seem to...
8572 is a special locomotive. Sole survivor of it’s class, beautiful engine, and the locomotive that began the NNR’s move in to the premier league.
Has there been a change of ownership or a new deal between the 76084 group and the NNR?
I guess if the ELR are raising funds for City of Wells they are out of the running for ‘84.
Apologies. I for one hope ‘Wells does end up on the ELR.
Just out of interest, are there that many preserved lines where anything above a class 4 or 5 is truly needed? Even the GCR as an ex-mainline...
Am I right in saying the ELR already owns the ‘Crab’, a Jinty, and an unrestored GWR 2-8-0T?
Maybe all will be revealed at 76084's owning group's upcoming AGM.
So even without the 'Barry Miracle', Black 5s would have been very well represented in preservation.
Anymore rumours, gossip, or wild unfounded speculation regarding the future of 76084?
Is 80100’s restoration due to begin after 84030 is finished?
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