No. 7827 Lydham Manor

  • Pitchford Hall creates Collett preservation ‘first’ after overhaul brings new livery

    Pitchford Hall creates Collett preservation ‘first’ after overhaul brings new livery

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    Epping Ongar Railway-based GWR ‘Hall’ No. 4953 Pitchford Hall is back in steam after overhaul, and carrying a livery never before seen on one of the Collett 4-6-0s in the preservation era.

  • Churnet Valley’s ‘S160’ steps in to cover Dartmouth steam shortage

    Churnet Valley’s ‘S160’ steps in to cover Dartmouth steam shortage

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    CHURNET Valley Railway-based ‘S160’ No. 6046 has followed in the tracks of its Batt Holden Ltd stablemate No. 5197 by going on hire to the Dartmouth Steam Railway in May.  The 2-8-0, seen here at Waterside with the 14.15 service from Paignton to Kingswear on May 30, was brought in to cover a shortage of power following…

  • ‘Caley’ No. 419 in for unavailable ‘Manor’ at Churnet Valley gala

    ‘Caley’ No. 419 in for unavailable ‘Manor’ at Churnet Valley gala

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    CALEDONIAN Railway ‘439’ class 0-4-4T No. 419 will journey to England later this month to deputise for ‘Manor’ No. 7827 Lydham Manor at the Churnet Valley Railway’s Winter Steam Gala on February 23-24.  The Scottish Railway Preservation Society (SRPS) loco, which returned to service following overhaul last October, has been released by the Bo’ness & Kinneil…

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