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Discussion in 'International Heritage Railways/Tramways' started by RalphW, Jun 24, 2021.

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    Latest from Sandstone. https://cts.vresp.com/c/?SandstoneEstatesPtyL/2cb74e7c68/c4ec4d482a/5cd9e347b5
     
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    More about the movement of locos etc.


    The big news from the Sandstone Heritage Trust in South Africa is we are preparing to move all our big 3'6" locos from Germiston to Sandstone Estates in the Eastern Free State.

    The items include the following:

    Class 25NC 3488 NBL 27348/1954
    Class 15F 3052 "Avril" - was David Shepherd's loco NBL 25591/1944
    Class GMAM 4079 - the first loco acquired by Sandstone in 1997 BP 7677/1956
    Rhodesia Railways DE2 Diesel Electric RR No. 1207 English Electric 2238/1955
    Cowans and Sheldon steam crane 355/1965 SAR No. 578

    Because of the magnitude of the move from Bloemfontein, Gert Jubileus has prepared a detailed report for posterity which you can view https://cts.vresp.com/c/?SandstoneEstatesPtyL/bd719551bb/c4ec4d482a/7ca83a4bf0

    In the last few days, John Titlow of Heritage Railway Magazine in the UK also commented on the move in some detail.
     
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