Modified Hall No. 6989 Wightwick Hall

  • Something ‘Wightwick’ this way comes as Bosworth line celebrates 50 golden years

    Something ‘Wightwick’ this way comes as Bosworth line celebrates 50 golden years

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    “OVERWHELMED” and “speechless” were just two of the words used by Battlefield Line director Adrian Lock to describe the success of the Leicestershire line’s 50th anniversary gala on October 18-20. The Shackerstone Railway Society had wanted to mark its five decades of operations at Shackerstone with something special, and this it achieved by securing ‘Modified…

  • Dinmore Manor makes it a Western 4-6-0 pair for Battlefield Line’s October gala

    Dinmore Manor makes it a Western 4-6-0 pair for Battlefield Line’s October gala

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    LEICESTERSHIRE’S Battlefield Line has further cemented its reputation as an unofficial GWR outpost by securing a return visit from No. 7820 Dinmore Manor for its 50th anniversary gala on October 18-20. The ‘Manor’ becomes the second Western 4-6-0 confirmed for the event, joining ‘Modified Hall’ No. 6989 Wightwick Hall on its first post-restoration visit away…

  • Battlefield Line secures first away visit for Wightwick Hall in autumn

    Battlefield Line secures first away visit for Wightwick Hall in autumn

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    No. 6989 Wightwick Hall will get its first real opportunity to ‘stretch its legs’ post-restoration this autumn.

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