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  • Vintage Trains plans to run 30 day tours in 2019

    Vintage Trains plans to run 30 day tours in 2019

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    By Cedric Johns VINTAGE Trains has announced its first season of tours as a Train Operating Company. The publication of the 2019 itinerary coincided with Tyseley Locomotive Works’ flagship WR 4-6-0 No. 7029 Clun Castle successfully completing its main line proving runs to and from Stratford-upon-Avon in February, as outlined on News, pages10/11. Testing over,…

  • In 1950 Leo helped build Clun Castle: now he rides behind it!

    In 1950 Leo helped build Clun Castle: now he rides behind it!

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    FOR 68 years, Leo Leeney kept a very dark secret all to himself. During his five years with the Royal Engineers, Leo served a three-year apprenticeship as a boilersmith. That work would see him labouring inside the blackest interiors of brand new boilers, riveting them, with only a pair of earmuffs to drown out the…

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