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  • Leeds-built locos show their mettle at Blaenavon gala

    Leeds-built locos show their mettle at Blaenavon gala

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    LOCOMOTIVES from two of Leeds best-known manufacturers stole the show at the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway’s (P&BR) gala on September 13-15. The event also included a homecoming of sorts for one of the participants. The Built in Leeds-themed event provided a formal ‘welcome to the fleet’ to ex-East Moors Steelworks (Cardiff) Hunslet ‘48150’ class 0-6-0ST…

  • Pontypool leases 16-tonners from Great Central Railway in 10-year deal

    Pontypool leases 16-tonners from Great Central Railway in 10-year deal

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    SURPLUS 16-ton mineral wagons from the Great Central Railway’s ‘Windcutter’ fleet have been given a new home at the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway (P&BR). Six of the ex-BR wagons, which are not required for the GCR’s demonstration rake, arrived in South Wales on January 3, courtesy of the David Clarke Railway Trust.  The wagons have…

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