Kitson

  • Lambton No. 29 ready for North Yorks Moors gala

    Lambton No. 29 ready for North Yorks Moors gala

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    EX-Lambton, Hetton & Joicey Collieries Kitson 0-6-2T No. 29 (4263/1904) was undergoing final painting at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Grosmont works in mid-September prior to its appearance at the railway’s Autumn Steam Gala.  The latest version of the LH&JC livery is more historically accurate than the loco’s previous guise, with the Lambton Locomotives Trust having…

  • Rejuvenated NYMR Lambton Tank meets Peak Rail gala target

    Rejuvenated NYMR Lambton Tank meets Peak Rail gala target

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    FORMER Lambton, Hetton & Joicey Collieries Kitson 0-6-2T No. 29 (4263/1904) managed to complete a short period of post-overhaul running-in at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at the end of July to ensure it was fit to attend Peak Rail’s Mixed Traffic Gala on August 10-11.   The Lambton Locomotives Trust machine ran out of time…

  • Lambton No. 29 set for NYMR return

    Lambton No. 29 set for NYMR return

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    AN IMMINENT return to service is on the cards for Lambton, Hetton & Joicey Collieries Kitson 0-6-2T No. 29 (4263/1904) as its overhaul nears completion at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Grosmont works. The popular loco has been out of service since late-2014 when a crack was discovered in its cylinder block. A new cylinder…

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