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4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers of each class, we will then see how each preserved...
4253 Outside Shed while the Inspection Pit is Cleaned // Credit 4253 Locomotive Company

Latest Update from the 4253 Locomotive Company

The 4253 Locomotive Company have been busy working on No.4253 the week beginning Monday 25th of June. Tuesday 26th of June Before the tasks for Tuesday 26th could begin, a thoroughly good clean of the inspection pit...
Brake Gear fitted // Credit 4253 Locomotive Company Ltd

Progress update on the restoration of steam locomotive No. 4253

The 4253 Locomotive Company Ltd are restoring Great Western Railway (GWR) 42XX Tank No. 4253 at the Kent and East Sussex Railway's (K&ESR) Rolvenden Locomotive Shed. Here is the latest progress on restoring the steam...
813 at Severn Valley Railway Credit GWR 813 Preservation Fund FB Page

Tank No. 813 to visit Kent and East Sussex Railway and Bluebell Railway

Tank Engine No.813, built by the Port Talbot, is set to visit both the Kent and East Sussex Railway (K&SER) and Bluebell Railway. What will Tank No. 813 be involved in? No.813, based at the Severn Valley...
Manors in Miniature at the Kent & East Sussex Railway

Miniature Manors for Kent & East Sussex Railway

Miniature GWR Manors will be displayed alongside GWR Manor Class 7822 'Foxcote Manor' when it visits for the 'Manors in Miniature' event on the 14th May 2017. At least four 5in-gauge Manors will be on display...