No. 2994 Vulcan

  • 6412 returning as WSR marks four decades of BL steam

    6412 returning as WSR marks four decades of BL steam

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    COLLETT ‘64XX’ 0-6-0PT No. 6412 will return to the railway it called home for 33 years next month when it takes part in the West Somerset Railway’s anniversary gala on June 8-9. The event will celebrate 40 years since trains started running to Bishops Lydeard on June 9, 1979, and aims to capture some of the…

  • Pioneering WSR Bagnall steams again on Tyneside

    Pioneering WSR Bagnall steams again on Tyneside

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    A LOCOMOTIVE which worked on the West Somerset Railway in its early years has returned to steam after 11 years. Bagnall New Standard 18 class 0-6-0ST No. 2994 Vulcan, more recently known as No. 401 Thomas Burt MP, is now based at the North Tyneside Steam Railway, and was steamed on January 17 for the…

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