Diesel Traction Group

  • Western Champion re-engined but woes continue after festival

    Western Champion re-engined but woes continue after festival

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    MAIN-LINE certificated Class 52 No. D1015 Western Champion is seen at Severn Valley Railway (SVR) Kidderminster, ex-works, on September 15.  Owner Diesel Traction Group has installed an overhauled MD655 engine in the B end, which was started successfully, and the loco participated in the SVR’s October 3-6 diesel festival.  However, the A-end engine has deteriorated because…

  • Spa Valley diesel gala success

    Spa Valley diesel gala success

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    THE Spa Valley Railway’s August 2-4 diesel gala was successful financially, attracting 1,438 visitors, including dining train passengers. The event showcased two loco types rarely seen in the South East, both making their class debuts on the railway.  Scottish Sulzer Type 2 No. 27001 appeared courtesy of the Class 27 Locomotive Group at the Bo’ness &…

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