Western class

  • Dinmore Manor makes it a Western 4-6-0 pair for Battlefield Line’s October gala

    Dinmore Manor makes it a Western 4-6-0 pair for Battlefield Line’s October gala

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    LEICESTERSHIRE’S Battlefield Line has further cemented its reputation as an unofficial GWR outpost by securing a return visit from No. 7820 Dinmore Manor for its 50th anniversary gala on October 18-20. The ‘Manor’ becomes the second Western 4-6-0 confirmed for the event, joining ‘Modified Hall’ No. 6989 Wightwick Hall on its first post-restoration visit away…

  • Western Cinderella awaits attention at Williton

    Western Cinderella awaits attention at Williton

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    THE Diesel & Electric Preservation Group’s Class 52 No. D1010 Western Campaigner is seen alone in Williton diesel depot, West Somerset Railway, on June 22.  For nearly a quarter of a century this loco, when in the shed (completed late 1997), has had Class 35 No. D7018 for company. However, on this day the ‘Hymek’ was out…

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