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FANTASTIC 3 DAYS AT THE NENE VALLEY DIESEL GALA

10 Apr , 2017  

The Nene Valley Railway was another great event, helped immensely by nice weather on the Saturday and Sunday. It was good to see many Deltic fans in attendance and 55 022 being one of the star attractions, in its current disguise as 55 018 ‘Ballymoss’. Our sales stand did very well and as always it […]

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‘RSG’ AT WANSFORD READY FOR THE WEEKEND

5 Apr , 2017  

55 022 departed from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway as planned yesterday and travelled to the Nene Valley Railway at Wansford, together with steam loco 46100 ‘Royal Scot’ as far as Newark. The loco was finally parked up at Wansford around 9 o’clock last night and is now ready for the diesel gala taking place between […]

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NEW CAB SIDE WINDOWS FOR ‘GORDON HIGHLANDER’

5 Apr , 2017  

Today, we received the new cab side windows for ‘Gordon Highlander’, those for one cab should be re-assembled soon together with the frames, handles etc. The frames from the other cab windows will be collected from Washwood Heath as these are delivered. They certainly look very nice and the difference in transparency is absolutely amazing […]

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PLANS FOR NENE VALLEY RAILWAY DIESEL GALA 7TH TO 9TH APRIL

1 Apr , 2017  

We have now been advised of the planned loco roster for the Nene Valley Railway’s spring diesel gala taking place between Friday 7th and Sunday 9th April. In addition to 55 022 running as 55 018 ‘Ballymoss’, other locos in service should be D9520, D9529, 31 271, 45 041, 47 815, 50 008, a DB […]

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TIMINGS FOR 55 022 WITH 46100 ‘ROYAL SCOT’ TUESDAY 4TH APRIL

31 Mar , 2017  

Timings for 55 022 running as 55 018 ‘Ballymoss’ on Tuesday 4th April are below.   5Z60 GROSMONT TO YORK NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM 46100 ‘Royal Scot’ hauling support coach and 55 022 on the rear. Grosmont Dep. 07.50 Glaisdale Arr. 08.02, Dep. 08.11 Battersby Arr. 08.53   55 022 hauling support coach and 46100 ‘Royal […]

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55 022 NEWS

29 Mar , 2017  

Following prep work over the last couple of days, 55 022 has all been tested tonight at Grosmont MPD and all found to be in fine order after one or two little issues were soon addressed. The loco is scheduled to depart from Grosmont on Tuesday 4th April together with 46100 ‘Royal Scot’ at 07.50. […]

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55 022 NOW SCHEDULED TO ATTEND THE NENE VALLEY RAILWAY SPRING DIESEL GALA

18 Mar , 2017  

55 022 is now planned to be in operation at the Nene Valley Railway’s Spring Diesel Gala taking place between Friday 7th and Sunday 9th April. The loco will be operating in it’s current guise of 55 018 ‘Ballymoss’, the light engine move from Grosmont to Wansford should take place around the 4th or 5th […]

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TODAY’S RAILWAY MAGAZINE ARTICLE

15 Mar , 2017  

The April 2017 edition of Platform 5’s Today’s Railway’s magazine has a half page article regarding the current situation with ‘Gordon Highlander’. The magazine is available from all leading newsagents, such as W H Smith etc. the article can be found on page 77. Thanks to Platform 5 for including this, which helps further raise […]

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SET OF TRACTION MOTOR CONTACTOR TIPS FOR SALE ON E-BAY!

9 Mar , 2017  

A full set of 12 Traction Motor contactor tips are now for sale on E-Bay, with funds going towards the repairs of Gordon, please see http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/192124364804?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 for an unusual Deltic memento!!

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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 […]