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  • Rare ex-BR shunter still working at Worth Valley

    Rare ex-BR shunter still working at Worth Valley

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    FORMER BR 0-6-0DM No. D2511 (Hudswell, Clarke No. D1202 of 1961)  – the only survivor of a class of 10 – serves as the yard pilot at Oxenhope, where it is seen on June 16. It was withdrawn from Barrow-in-Furness (12C) in December 1967 and passed to the National Coal Board’s Brodsworth Colliery, Doncaster the following…

  • ‘Shredded Wheat’ Fowler moves to the ‘Middy’

    ‘Shredded Wheat’ Fowler moves to the ‘Middy’

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    FOWLER 20337 of 1934, a 40hp-type 0-4-0DM, was delivered to the Mid Suffolk Light Railway (the ‘Middy’) in June following restoration, where it will be a resident.  The loco was delivered new to the Shredded Wheat Company 85 years ago and was recently rescued in a very dilapidated state by current owner Tony Goff.  Read…

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