Erlestoke Manor Fund

  • Broken piston sidelines Bradley Manor for ‘considerable period’ at West Somerset

    Broken piston sidelines Bradley Manor for ‘considerable period’ at West Somerset

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    COLLETT ‘Manor’ No. 7802 Bradley Manor has been withdrawn from traffic at the West Somerset Railway (WSR) after suffering a broken piston rod while in service on the line. The Erlestoke Manor Fund’s (EMF) 4-6-0 was working the 10.15 Bishops Lydeard- Minehead service on July 7 when the incident occurred, busting the cylinder end cover off…

  • ‘Manor’ in impressive form at GCR   ‘spectacular’

    ‘Manor’ in impressive form at GCR ‘spectacular’

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    ERLESTOKE Manor Fund’s Collett 4-6-0 No. 7802 Bradley Manor showed audiences at the Great Central Railway’s Winter Steam Gala just why the type is held in such high regard, putting in some impressive turns at the January 25-27 event. The Severn Valley Railway-based locomotive took its turn at the head of passenger and freight and non-stop…

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