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Diesels on Heritage Lines before Preservation

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by D6332found, Mar 18, 2019.

  1. Graham Phillips

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    The Saggin' Dragon Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator

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    Ian, see post #13, above.
     
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    D7029 towed 80079 from Barry to Kidderminster in the 1970's and pushing it slightly but the 50's, Westerns and maybe the Warship based at the SVR must have worked through Kidderminster at some point.
     
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    Not just on the standard gauge section ...

    http://www.kerrstuart4415.org.uk/
     
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    The Ffestiniog has two operational diesels which worked on the line before preservation, although to be pedantic I don't think either were actually diesels before preservation
     
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    And whilst on the narrow gauge in N Wales the Llanberis Lake Railway's pre preservation predecessor, the Padarn railway had a Hardy Motors IC locomotive - http://www.penmorfa.com/Slate/padarn-railway.htm (scroll down to find it - you won't miss it!)

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    What a great little site. I can see me spending an hour or three looking at all the linked pages.
     
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