The Bluebell Railway has confirmed that Great Western Railway Tank No. 813 (Port Talbot Railway No. 26) is set to visit the line for their Branch Line Gala in May.
813 is owned by the GWR 813 Preservation Fund and based at the Severn Valley Railway (SVR).
At 118 Years old in 2018, 813 is the oldest running Locomotives at the SVR. The SVR has been 813’s home ever since the Fund purchased the engine.
The Locomotive has made many appearances on various heritage railways and centres throughout its preserved life.
Bluebell Railway’s Branch Line Gala
2018’s Branch Line Gala takes place on Friday the 18th to Sunday the 20th of May. More information about the Gala will be released closer to the event.
- Visit the Bluebell Railway website
For more information