New locomotive destined for Groudle Glen Railway

A new 2ft-gauge Bagnall  ‘Sipat’-design 0-4-0ST locomotive is set for Groudle Glen Railway after its unveiling last month.

It has been built by North Bay Engineering Services Ltd (NBES) and is destined for the Groudle Glen Railway. The loco has been named Otter. When construction of Scarborough North Bay Railway’s 20in-gauge Bagnall ‘Sipat’ design 0-4-0ST Georgina started a second set of frames was cut to produce another loco to the same design, but 2ft-gauge (RM August 2014).

Georgina entered service at Easter 2016. Work on the second loco has progressed periodically, initially at Scarborough, latterly at NBES’ Darlington location.

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