A RAKE of six BR 16T ‘Windcutter’ mineral wagons, borrowed from the Great Central Railway on a 10-year loan, will be first run in public by custodian the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at its May 26-27 ‘Coal Train Weekend.’
The wagons have moved to Blaenavon on an initial 10-year loan (HR 249), with a subsequent rolling five-year extension after that.
During that time, the PBR will maintain, operate and complete the restoration of the wagons as required.
Read more in Issue 251 of HR – on sale now!
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