Archive for May, 2015

Locomotive Failure means Cancellations

May 24, 2015

Brakevan rides have had to be cancelled on Sunday 24th and Monday 25th May, due locomotive failure. The site will remain open for static display, with the museum, shop and cafe open on Monday 25th. There will be no admission charge. Number 10 developed a leaking washout plug as steam was being raised on Sunday […]

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The Fireless is a Runner!

May 21, 2015

The fireless locomotive, AB 0-4-0F 1952/1928, ran under its own steam on Friday May 15th, following a successful examination by the boiler inspector. The dome cladding has now been fitted; all that remains is the sand boxes and the lubricators which are attached to them, followed by final painting and lining out.  A launch date […]

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