‘SCHOOLS’ class 4-4-0 Cheltenham has emerged from the Mid-Hants Railway’s (MHR) Ropley workshops as No. 30925, resplendent in British Railways’ lined green. The repaint of the National Railway Museum locomotive was completed by Heritage Painting with assistance from MHR volunteers, transforming it from Southern Railway malachite green into the guise the loco carried during its final…
HEAVYFREIGHT 2-8-0 No. 48624 was withdrawn from service at the Great Central Railway (GCR) at the end of July pending its next 10-yearly overhaul. The Stanier ‘8F’ has been a stalwart member of the GCR steam fleet, and on June 26 took part in a special ‘8Fs’ charter organised by Timeline Events, and also featuring…
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