The only privately owned, mainline certified steam loco?
I have a feeling we won't see the 4F at the Moors!
80097 not out on Sunday due to lack of crew according to someone on the ELR Facebook page.
23 carriages, two diesels and two extra tenders, and it still barely coughs at times!
60007's boiler has been steam tested at Llangollen.
Like a lot of diesel engines really. Great for constant power output in industrial or marine applications, not so good with the constant full...
Harry A Frith, former Eastleigh Chief Erecting Shop Foreman who supervised the original restoration in the 80s and 90s.
Nothing wrong with cross threading, it just makes sure it's double tight!
It's off to Tyseley for their open day this weekend. No reason why it shouldn't be back early next week.
Skip is meant to be working the shuttles at Tyseley this weekend.
10:00-11:00 Class 08 13029 and Class 47 47773
Overhead line stolen from Heaton Park Tramway. Go Fund Me page set up.
No, taken from a field nearly Upper Arley. I've got a shot from a similar shot a few years ago, but can't find it at the moment.
Coming off Vicky Bridge? Not the easiest spot to find, and only really doable very early morning.
SVR Facebook page saying 30541 has failed.
They've just announced on Facebook that 43002 will be on display.
Well it's almost a rebuilt light pacific with normal wheels, that's close enough isn't it? ;)
Via Wales?! That's impressive.
To add to HSB's current woes and loco shortages, 99 7247 has hit a lorry near Hasserode today. Bit of a gash out of the bunker, which has emptied...
Wasn't that 2751?
What J39? There's a 21 strong Facebook group, who may be the same lot who were initially suggesting using a completely copper boiler, and that's...
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