D9016 appeal

UP TO DATE NEWS REGARDING ‘GORDON’

6 Mar , 2017  

I am sorry to announce that there has been little progress with D9016 ‘Gordon Highlander’ since I last reported on the 8th February. Unfortunately due to other commitments, the welding and fabrication specialists who were going to further survey and estimate the budget required to complete the welding work, have been unable to attend Washwood […]

D9016 appeal

‘GORDON’ UPDATE

8 Feb , 2017  

Following developments over the last few days, the contractor who we are planning to use to speed up the bodywork repairs on D9016 ‘Gordon Highlander’ is to visit Washwood Heath next week in order to carry out some tests in order to provide an estimation of cost and timescale for the bodywork to be repaired, […]

D9016 appeal

EXCITING DEVELOPMENTS FOR ‘GORDON’

6 Feb , 2017  

Following recent discussions, meetings and further inspection of D9016 ‘Gordon Highlander’ last week at Washwood Heath, hopefully a plan is evolving which will see work on the locos bodywork progress. A welding and fabricating company enthusiastic about Deltic’s has offered to help with the work at preferential costing and for them to complete the task at […]

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55 022 TO ATTEND THE DELTIC PRESERVATION SOCIETY’S 40th ANNIVERSARY EVENT

15 Jan , 2017  

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, our friends at the Deltic Preservation Society are holding a special celebration at the Bluebell Railway, this will take place between Friday 6th and Sunday 8th October. We are delighted to announce that 55 022 ‘Royal Scots Grey’ will be taking part in this event, which should feature 3 other […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR & LATEST NEWS – 55 022 TO VISIT NENE VALLEY RAILWAY

1 Jan , 2017  

Firstly, all involved with 55 022 and D9016 hope you have all had a great Christmas and send our best wishes for the New Year We are delighted to advise news regarding additional planned work for 2017. Following the success of 2016’s visit, 55 022 ‘Royal Scots Grey’ will be making a return to the […]

D9016 appeal

‘GORDON HIGHLANDER’ UPDATE.

19 Dec , 2016  

I paid a visit to Washwood Heath last Thursday to see progress on D9016 ‘Gordon Highlander’.  Work has been progressing steadily since January 2015, the images show how far the job has come since then. Initial work focussed around the Number 2 end cab, as can be seen, the fabrication work on most of this […]

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‘RSG’ ALL OK AT GROSMONT….

19 Dec , 2016  

Whilst at Grosmont this weekend, I made the time to give RSG an operational check over, don’t like the thought of all those little electrical contacts doing nothing while out in the wind and rain. All was found to be super dooper and doing what she should bless her, thanks to teamdiesel at Grosmont MPD […]

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55 022 PLANS TO VISIT THE SEVERN VALLEY DIESEL GALA

12 Dec , 2016  

We are delighted to announce that 55 022 is scheduled to visit the Severn Valley Railway’s diesel gala taking place between the18th and 20th May 2017. As always, this should be a fantastic event for diesel fans with a large variety of traction types in operation along the 16 mile scenic railway. In addition there […]

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2017 Loco Calendar – now available

1 Dec , 2016  

We are delighted to announce that the 2017 55 022/D9016 Calendar is now available, apologies for being late once again, but the end result, sure has been worth waiting for!! The 2017 edition focuses entirely on 55 022 and D9016 over the years including fantastic British Rail and Preservation Era photographs kindly provided by Ian […]

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TIMINGS FOR 55 022 TUESDAY 18TH OCTOBER WANSFORD TO GROSMONT.

17 Oct , 2016  

55 022, now running as 55 018 ‘Ballymoss’ is scheduled to return to Grosmont on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway tomorrow from her break away at the Nene Valley Railway. Our time at the Nene valley Railway has been very enjoyable and I’d like to thank everyone there for being so supportive, the railway sure […]