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Progress On Duke’s Wheelsets
THE overhaul of No. 71000 Duke of Gloucester has taken a further step forward with the despatch of the 4-6-2’s wheelsets to South Devon Railway Engineering. “The tyres have been removed from all six driving wheels at Buckfastleigh,”said Trevor Tuckle
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‘Archaeological Dig’ Hoping To Unveil Mysteries Of Hetton Locomotive
A MAJOR internal examination of a ‘mystery’locomotive built in 1855 has begun at the Locomotion museum in Shildon. Experts Dr Michael Bailey and Dr Peter Davidson, recognised as world-leading specialists in the field of locomotive investigation, are
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GCR Waiting To Hear If NRM’s O4 And Oliver Cromwell Overhauls Can Start
THE Great Central Railway is waiting to hear whether its bids to overhaul two National Collection locomotives are successful. As we closed for press, officials were negotiating a draft contract from the National Railway Museum on the line’s proposa