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UPDATE ON LOCOS

19 Oct , 2017  

Many may have seen an article on the Rail Magazine website stating that I am selling both Deltic locomotives and collection of spares etc. It has been the case for many years now, I have stated that I would love to hear from anyone suitable with the necessary resources, who may wish to take over […]

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LATEST LOCO NEWS

20 Aug , 2017  

Following last month’s disastrous event with the operational engine on 55 022 suffering a crankshaft to phasing case quill shaft failure, all workings planned for the loco were cancelled. This occurred at a terrible time, just prior to the start of booked regular working at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. A plan is slowly developing […]

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NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY – RUNNING DATES

4 Jul , 2017  

55 022 remaining as 55 018 ‘Ballymoss’ returned to Grosmont as advised on Wednesday 28th June, arriving on time and was examined next morning by the Railways competent staff as part of our Hire Agreement and for their Fitness To Run purposes and all was once again found to be in tip-top condition. The railway’s […]

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NENE VALLEY MAIL RAIL WEEKEND & 55 022 28TH JUNE RETURN TO GROSMONT TIMINGS

23 Jun , 2017  

55 022 remaining as 55 018 ‘Ballymoss’  should be operating it’s final workings of her current visit to the Nene Valley Railway this weekend, operating the rail Mail – Travelling Post Office special trains on both Saturday and Sunday 24th and 25th June. These workings certainly provide something a little different, with passengers being taken […]

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55 022 FUEL STRAINER PROBLEMS & MAIN GENERATOR BRUSHES

6 Jun , 2017  

Following investigation in to recent issues with 55 022’s fuel strainers becoming contaminated far quicker than is considered normal, we have come to the conclusion that the fuel has the dreaded diesel bug algae. This is far more evident when examining the innermost filter media and a black gel type solution is found rather than […]

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DETAILS REGARDING NENE VALLEY ROYAL MAIL TRAINS 24th & 25th JUNE.

28 May , 2017  

Further information regarding the Nene Valley Railway’s Royal Mail – Travelling Post Office experience weekend taking place on Saturday 24th and 25th June, with 55 022 working the special mail trains can now be found at http://www.nvr.org.uk/events/mail-rail-weekend

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ADDITIONAL WORK AT THE NENE VALLEY RAILWAY

27 May , 2017  

The Nene Valley Railway enquired if 55 022 could remain a little longer than originally planned and play a big part in their ‘TPO – Travelling Post Office weekend taking place on the 24th and 25th June. The loco was due to return to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway prior to that weekend, but have […]

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NENE VALLEY RAILWAY – 55 022 SCHEDULE

24 May , 2017  

Tomorrow is the first day of ‘Footplate Driver Days’ at the Nene Valley Railway, there are 2 further days planned to take place on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th June, a few places remain available on these dates, to book please call 01780-784444. Further details can be found at http://www.nvr.org.uk/events/deltic-no-55-018-ballymoss-driving-courses we hope very much that […]

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Relive RSG at the Severn Valley Railway

23 May , 2017  

Looking for a Deltic fix before the Nene Valley 40th Anniversary Gala? Why not re-live 55022’s time at the Severn Valley Railway at this page where you’ll find a collection of videos and some photographs. Thanks to Jonathan Wilcox and Mark Atkinson.

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MONDAY 22ND MAY RSG KIDDERMINSTER TO WANSFORD ETC.

21 May , 2017  

Firstly, sincere thanks to all at the Severn Valley Railway for allowing us to play a part in their Spring Diesel Festival, which was possibly the most popular diesel gala of all time!! You made myself and our team feel welcome and it was a great pleasure to work with you all. Also special thanks […]