Urie Locomotive Society

  • Urie 4-6-0 is the newest addition to Mid-Hants operating fleet

    Urie 4-6-0 is the newest addition to Mid-Hants operating fleet

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    THE Urie Locomotive Society’s (ULS) newly overhauled ‘S15’ 4-6-0 No. 506 became the newest addition to the Mid-Hants Railway’s operating fleet when it was formally handed over to the line’s operating department on June 2.  The Eastleigh-built 4-6-0 last ran in 2001, and made its triumphant return to service resplendent in Southern unlined black with…

  • VIDEO: A short footplate ride on Urie S15 No. 506

    VIDEO: A short footplate ride on Urie S15 No. 506

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    If you’ve watched our clip of the recent relaunch intro traffic of Urie S15 No. 506 at the Mid-Hants Railway, you may be interested to see what life is like on the 4-6-0’s footplate, as shown in this video.

  • Mid-Hants ‘S15’ ready for comeback after almost two decades on the sidelines

    Mid-Hants ‘S15’ ready for comeback after almost two decades on the sidelines

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    URIE Locomotive Society-owned ‘S15’ No. 506 has steamed at the Mid-Hants Railway ahead of an imminent return to service.  The Eastleigh-built 4-6-0 last ran in 2001, and since then has received extensive boiler repairs along with a comprehensive bottom-end overhaul.  This work has included the removal and replacement of the front bufferbeam, and attention to corroded…

  • Watercress Line Urie S15 No. 506 relaunched into traffic!

    Watercress Line Urie S15 No. 506 relaunched into traffic!

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    There were scenes of elation at the Mid-Hants Railway’s Alresford station on Sunday, June 2, when the Urie Locomotive Society (ULS) relaunched one of its two Urie S15s, No. 506, following an 18-year overhaul.

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