Single-chimney ‘9F’ ready for traffic at North Yorks

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NEWLY restored BR ‘9F’ No. 92134 has steamed again at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Grosmont workshops, almost four decades after it left Barry Scrapyard for restoration.

Howard Self’s single-chimney 2-10-0 was coupled to the borrowed ‘BR1G’ tender from Wansford-based ‘5MT’ No. 73050 City of Peterborough’

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‘9F’ No. 92134 stands at Grosmont during the afternoon of September 19 after making its first moves in preservation since leaving Barry Scrapyard four decades ago. ANDREW JEFFERY

It was lit up for the first time on September 6 by Howard’s son, who has watched the progress of the restoration over the last 20 years, and been actively involved in the latter stages. 

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

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Nigel Devereux

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