Lambton Hetton & Joicey

  • ‘King’, ‘A4’ and debutant ‘9F’ steal show at Moors line gala spectacular

    ‘King’, ‘A4’ and debutant ‘9F’ steal show at Moors line gala spectacular

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    THE North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) pulled off what might be regarded as one of the biggest steam galas of the 2000s on September 27-29, which not only featured a hugely impressive locomotive line-up, but also illustrated how far the line’s motive power department has come in a relatively short timeframe. It was only in…

  • 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…

  • Yet another steam fleet addition for the Moors

    Yet another steam fleet addition for the Moors

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    By Roger Melton AFTER many years of operating with the Lambton, Hetton & Joicey 0-6-2Ts as its smallest steam engines, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway has added Cockerill 0-4-0T tram engine Lucie to its fleet – primarily to act as a self-propelling steam heating plant.   Now a second industrial tank is poised to be…

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