BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust

  • ‘Duke’ will return in 2020 – but only if £100,000 shortfall can be met

    ‘Duke’ will return in 2020 – but only if £100,000 shortfall can be met

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    A FINANICIAL shortfall of more than £100,000 could delay the return to service of unique BR ‘8P’ Pacific No. 71000 Duke of Gloucester. This follows a series of unforeseen but necessary repairs were highlighted at Tyseley Locomotive Works (TLW). The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust had been working to a forecast cost of £620,000 to…

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