The work intended ended up being postponed, so the loco was returned to Imerys siding.
No it wasn’t.
Is 2021 ambitious - yes.
Does it depend on fundraising- yes.
Have we found anything yet that would make this ambition unachievable - no.
They are a simple design, and if we’re going to make one its not a great deal more work to make all of them.
Latest News Release from the project to restore No.563:-
Swanage Railway Trust 563 Locomotive Group raises over a third of its £350,000 appeal in...
Pleased to be able to say that as of today, the bottom end of 30053 is in Herston Works for overhaul and 34028 has been reunited with its boiler.
The Swanage Railway's annual 'Winter Warm Up' event returns on 28 December 2019.
After taking a bit of a low key last year due to an awkward...
CANCELLED - Flour Mill Open Day.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the open day planned for this Saturday 16th November has...
Looking for 2x SR pattern screw couplings, suitable for a PMV/CCT. Anyone have anything suitable seeking a new home please? I'd be grateful to...
It doesn’t take that long, it just provides a convenient moment to do it. It also means that while the Fireman’s uncoupling there’s the chance of...
And at Swanage its even easier; untie and drop off the train, and while the Signalman is setting the road to the Loop you’ve got both time to do...
And have a headboard facing the carriage vestibule end? That’s almost as bad as leaving discs both ends!
‘Different’...that’s one way of putting it.
T9 continuing in traffic this week, was going very well this afternoon. Looking forward to another go...
[pedant mode on] Ah, but then it is marshalled immediately in front of the loco, rather than immediately behind it! [pedant mode off].
Nice photos. I do quite like the comparative rarity of having a rebuilt facing that way.
Still on site, but I believe its due to return this week.
46521 I presume; carried the name during the filming of ‘Oh Doctor Beeching’.
Back at the Great Central Railway now; it was in service at their gala at the beginning of this month.
Looking at the positions of locos on shed this evening, 34053 and 30120 this weekend. I would guess from the fact 30120 is on the blocks that it...
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