I've just had a conversation with a Didcot manager and he confirms that a request had been put in for 60532 to move to Didcot, just as the A2...
I have been told that the plan is for 6023 to go to Tyseley from where it will probably do an evening loaded test run to Leicester and back.
The conversation I had with a Didcot worker indicated that 60532 has to leave Barrow Hill in the near future to make way for another exhibit,...
I was told this evening that the plan is to move 60532 to Didcot early next year, where it will go on static display for a short period.
Someone who works at Didcot has told me this evening that 60532 will be moving there early next year.
Pictures of the driver at Rugby:
Passing through Selly Oak station.
A joint statement is being put together by FGW and Didcot and will be released in due course once the wording has been agreed....
Didcot has said that shuttles, using the railmotor, along the Brentford branch on October 18 and 19 are looking "pretty certain" and that it just...
According to Didcot the next step for 6023 is to test the OTMR/TPWS which is due to take place around the end of August .
It is due to be officially launched at the autumn gala. However, 34092 may well see use on passenger trains before then....
Not really steam based, but some interesting rail stories including an exclusive regarding a memorial for Jack Mills.
I guess we will see more...
Pictures from Birmingham New Street:
The GCR has told journalists today that if it goes ahead there will be "10 iconic locomotives" , a number of carriages and a lot of memorabilia on...
FGW responds to press:
Article now updated with statement from SLL:
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