Bulleid Pacific Preservation Society

  • Military might: Looking back at Longmoor

    Military might: Looking back at Longmoor

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    October 31 marks 50 years since the closure of the Longmoor Military Railway in Hampshire. The army training line, known for its eye-catching blue-liveried locomotives and stock, came within a whisker of becoming a preservation hub for the south, but alas it was not to be. Gary Boyd-Hope pays a pictorial tribute to one of…

  • Mogul and ‘Wells’ join the ‘Q’ at Severn Valley autumn spectacular

    Mogul and ‘Wells’ join the ‘Q’ at Severn Valley autumn spectacular

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    A DISTINCT Southern Region atmosphere surrounded the Severn Valley Railway’s (SVR) Autumn Steam Gala on September 19-22, with five of the participating locomotives having a BR(S) pedigree. East Lancashire Railway Bulleid ‘West County’ No. 34092 City of Wells was surprisingly making its first visit to SVR metals. The air-smoothed Pacific proved to be a popular draw,…

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