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Hudswell Clarke 'Firefly'

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  1. Stewie Griffin

    Stewie Griffin New Member

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    Does anyone know where this loco is at the moment, and what its current state is? I seem to recall it was to be overhauled for the Dartmoor Railway, but I guess plans may have changed given circumstances last year.

    Many thanks.
     
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    Sorry, but is this the GWR one? Try some of these searches from Google: http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q= ... efly&meta=
     
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    No, I was looking for information on a Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0T. If I remember correctly it was the only steam loco owned, and sold, by what was then Railtrack.
     
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    Is this 65 at the Derwent Valley Light Railway?
     
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    Doubt it seeing as its been in preservation longer than this....
    Are you meaning one of the locos that was in one of the doncaster mainline yards? I think I read somewhere there were two.
     
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    I'm pretty sure it used to be at Colwyn Bay with a Mark 1 coach, but was removed about 5 years ago or so.
     
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    Okay - Done a search for you on this and this website could help? http://www.steamlocomotive.info/locobro ... 20xxx%20Co.

    I haven't done a further search as this loco isn't one that I have known about...

    But based at the Dartmoor railway; maybe someone on here can help you out...

    Regards

    Andy
     
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    Thanks, I'd seen that. I just wondered whether anyone had any more up-to-date information, given the turmoil around the Dartmoor Railway last year.
     
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  11. Am i right in thinking she is a PLA class type loco the cylinders and wheels look close to 140
     
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    Sure is. Here's a pic in happier times. Fitted with a Hunslet underfeed stoker and working at Newmarket Colliery
     
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    Did she belong to Dartmoor Railway or ECT?
     
  14. OOOhh Want it there strong engines these stupidly powerful and very bouncy
     
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    RMS Locotec at Wakefield?

    Sure a Dartmoor kettle went there for restoration.
     
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    looks very similar to 1800 (thomas)at nene valley
     
  17. Gareth thats because it is the same as 1800 they are of the PLA class (port of london)
     
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    RMS locotech are based at the weardale railway not wakefield
     
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    From http://www.rmslocotec.com/

    Rail Management Services Ltd
    Unit 1, Greens Industrial Park
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    they moved 3 weeks ago i know because we hire a 08 off them
     

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