Bazalgette launches new Royal Arsenal line

Bazalgette launches new Royal Arsenal line

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THE Royal Arsenal Narrow Gauge Railway (RANG) launched the first section of its new 2ft-gauge railway at Crossness Pumping Station in South London on March 28.

Track-laying for the new 2ft-gauge Royal Arsenal Narrow Gauge Railway is progressing rapidly, as illustrated by this April 30 image. RANG

At the event, newly restored 1986-built Severn-Lamb steam-outline 4wDH, bought in late 2017 (RM Jan 2018) and known as Busy Basil when acquired, was re-named Bazalgette by Sir Peter Bazalgette, chairman of ITV and President of Crossness Engines Trust. 


Read more in the July 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!


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