No. 6989

  • Wightwick Hall becomes 150th Barry Scrapyard restoration

    Wightwick Hall becomes 150th Barry Scrapyard restoration

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    HISTORY was made at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre (BRC) on December 11 when GWR Hawksworth ‘Modified Hall’ No. 6989 Wightwick Hall became the 150th ex-Barry Scrapyard locomotive to be restored and returned to steam. No. 6989 made its first tentative moves in preservation on the centre’s demonstration line with BRC commercial director Adrian Aylward on the regulator.…

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