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Statfold Barn Railway - Spectacle of Steam - 16 & 17 March

Discussion in 'Galas and Events' started by Paul.Uni, Feb 27, 2024.

  1. Paul.Uni

    Paul.Uni Well-Known Member

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    Highlights include:
    • Loco swaps at Oak Tree Halt on the High Level line
    • Opening of the Mease Valley Light Railway extension

    Confirmed locos, so far:

    2 foot gauge
    • Sybil Mary
    • K1
    • Fiji
    • 19
    • Ryam Sugar Company No.1
    • Alpha
    • Howard
    • Harrogate
    • Isibutu
    • Trangkil No. 4
    • Jack Lane
    • Alastair
    • The Goose
    Mease Valley Light Railway
    • Victoria
    • No.2
    Tramway
    • Burton & Ashby Tram no. 14
    Info from https://www.statfold.com/spectacleofsteam and https://www.facebook.com/statfoldbarn
     
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    Fred Kerr Resident of Nat Pres Friend

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    Sadly clashes with other "interesting " events - ELR's Giants of Steam Gala (15-17 March); 5043 over Shap & S&C (16 March); night photography at Churnet on 17 March with 75014 !!; something has to give or domestic harmony will evaporate quicker than an ice cub in the desert.
     
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    You could easily do 75014 and Statfold.
     
  4. Paul.Uni

    Paul.Uni Well-Known Member

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    The next three locos in operation have been announced. They are Sybil Mary, Howard and Jack Lane.

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    Three more locos announced: Fiji, 19 and Alpha.
     
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    The next confirmed locos are: K1, Ryam Sugar Company no. 1, Harrogate and Isibutu.

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    Locos in use on the Mease Valley Light Railway: steam loco Victoria and diesel loco no. 2.

    I think it's just one last loco to announce.

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    Hi Paul - is the big blue articulated loco no.9 in the shed steamable, bit of a beast!?
     
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    It was at one time. It did its time. Not so much of a beast as designed for economy in the sugar fields (true compound). "Harrogate" and the Fowler "Saccharine" are probably the two most powerful of the fleet.
     
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    Usual good event, selection from the day, little less mobile still recovering from a hip job so not as much variation in the places. P1170396.JPG P1170401.JPG P1170403.JPG P1170405.JPG P1170407.JPG P1170411.JPG P1170415.JPG P1170419.JPG P1170425.JPG P1170428.JPG
     
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    acorb Part of the furniture

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    Another really enjoyable visit, each year there is something new and improved. This year we had x2 11 year old girls in tow and they enjoyed themselves just as much as their forty something Dads, shows Statfold is really doing something right. Excellent quality facilities, good catering, something for families and a darn good show for enthusiasts: all for under £15pp - a lot others could learn from there!

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    And don't forget the service frequency - always some action to be noted thus keeping the kids occupied !
     
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