No, such things do exist! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric-steam_locomotive
If you mean the green ones with the red stripe, they’re owned or sponsored by (I think) Felinfoel Brewery, and that livery is their choice I think
Are the Manning Wardle and Hudswell tank engines owned by the railway or private individuals? I’m really interested in seeing these return to steam.
Ivor…I’d love to see NER 1310 as Ivor.
Will it head to Tenterden later in the summer or no point now? KESR seem to have a decent active fleet at the moment
Fabulous! What a lineup. If I lived closer I’d be there!
I was going to point this out! She went to the IoW and then to Embsay as a late replacement for Caley 419 which failed just before it was due to...
I think Helen Turner is still a way off from what I’ve heard.
Plus, I think extended steam bans in early summer is going to be the new norm to...
From what I’ve been told, she wasn’t right when she was released into traffic after overhaul. Guessing she was okay enough to honour the bookings...
That'll be 3 hired-in diesels this year alongside 37264 (due to the 25 being broken). Last year they had to hire in the pair of Cl 20s. Perhaps do...
For anyone interested, ex-Llangollen Hudswell Clarke Jennifer has had a repaint into a really nice shade of green and is now in service on the Aln...
Thank you. I know it had extended winter work so wasn't sure if this was its first outing.
Mayflower - it's Apple Green and the numbers are almost the same!
Was this 76079's first outing for a while?
Real talk - if the Bluebell hired Clan Line or Braunton (or even 70000) and renumber it to 60103... how many non-enthusiasts would even notice? :Woot:
Peckett 'Kilmersdon' is almost complete following its overhaul, and will return to service as Percy on the MHR.
Anthony Coulls raised the plan to stuff and mount Sharpthorn and Baxter on the 'Industrial Locomotive Enthusiasts Page' on facebook and the...
For those without context, is there a post somewhere that would explain the Shareholder debacle?
Wikipedia says the Jinty is due to head to a private railway? Don't know how accurate that is.
Does the ELR need locos more powerful than class 2/3?
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