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Thornbur Y Castle Owner Buys Pannier No. 9466
HAWKSWORTH ‘94XX’ 0-6-0PT No. 9466, once the pride and joy of the late Dennis Howells MBE, has been bought for an undisclosed sum by Jonathan Jones-Pratt. The acquisition takes the West Somerset Railway plc chairman’s stable of BR(W)/ GWR locomotiv
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British-built Traction Remains Active In Borneo On Tourist Trains
TWO of the last steam locos built by Vulcan Foundry (Newton-le-Willows) are used in the Malaysian state of Sabah to operate regular tourist trains. The train between Tanjung Aru (Kota Kinabalu) and Papar runs normally on Wednesday and Saturday, and
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£120,000 Appeal Launched To Return Irish Preservation Group’s Slieve Gullion To Steam
THE Railway Preservation Society of Ireland has launched a £120,000 appeal to complete the restoration of its semi-overhauled flagship Great Northern Railway (Ireland) ‘S’ class No. 171 Slieve Gullion. The popular 4-4-0 last steamed in July 2002, a