Sharp Stewart

  • Boiler for new Southwold Blyth now taking shape

    Boiler for new Southwold Blyth now taking shape

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    RAPID progress on building a boiler for replica Southwold Railway 2-4-0T Blyth is now being made – and the locomotive could steam by the end of next year. As reported in issue 244, NBR Engineering Services, the engineering arm of Scarborough’s North Bay Railway, has been contracted to build the new version of 3ft gauge…

  • Summer season at Launceston for Darjeeling engine 10 years on

    Summer season at Launceston for Darjeeling engine 10 years on

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    DARJEELING Himalayan Railway Sharp Stewart 0-4-0STT No. 19B is to return to the Launceston Steam Railway after 10 years for a summer visit hauling passenger trains. The only DHR locomotive outside India, and owned by former Chiltern Railways chairman Adrian Shooter, No. 19B ran on the Cornish line in August and September 2009. At Launceston,…

  • Beeches Light Railway moving to new site

    Beeches Light Railway moving to new site

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    Adrian Shooter has announced his Beeches Light Railway will close permanently.

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