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‘Great achievement’ as Llangollen steps in to help Minehead gala

THE Llangollen Railway and its workshops came up trumps when a guest locomotive was pulled out of the West Somerset Railway’s September 27-30 ‘Cross Country Trains in the Days of Steam’autumn steam gala with only a few days to go until the event.

With just five days to go, the Swanage Railway announced that it could no longer spare BR Standard 4MT 2-6-4T for the

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