BULLEID ‘Merchant Navy’ Pacific No. 35028 Clan Line made a surprise appearance on Bluebell Railway services on August 27 during a break from its busy main line schedule. The locomotive arrived at Sheffield Park two days previously in order to use the railway’s wheel drop to conduct a precautionary inspection and maintenance of the front bogie.…
By Don Benn December was an unexpectedly special month for Clan Line – for it hauled the Royal Train, in addition to the owning group, the Merchant Navy Locomotive Preservation Society (MNLPS) celebrating the locomotive’s 70th birthday of its release into traffic on December 23, 1948. During November, the society received a special request for…
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