D9016 appeal, preserved railways, renovation

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 […]

preserved railways, renovation

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 […]

preserved railways

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

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 […]

preserved railways

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 […]

sales, thanks

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 […]

preserved railways

55 022 NOW 55 018 etc!!

17 Oct , 2016  

Most viewers of this site will be well aware that 55 022 has ran as 55 003 and became 55 007 ‘Pinza’ last July. The locos temporary identity was changed again late on Saturday night inside the shed at Wansford on the Nene Valley Railway and the loco has now become what was one of […]

preserved railways, timings

NENE VALLEY RAILWAY DIESEL GALA 14TH TO 16TH OCTOBER

5 Oct , 2016  

55 022 is scheduled to work the following trains at the Nene Valley railway’s Diesel Gala between Friday 14th and Sunday 16th October:- Friday 14th October 09.10 Wansford to Fletton Junction. 09.55 Fletton Junction to Orton Mere. 10.45 Orton Mere to Fletton Junction. 11.00 Fletton Junction to Orton Mere. 11.20 Orton Mere to Fletton Junction. 11.50 Fletton Junction to Orton Mere. […]

other

10 YEARS ON THE MAINLINE WITH US

30 Aug , 2016  

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary since 55 022 ‘Royal Scots Grey’ made it’s 1st mainline outing under our ownership, as many will recall the loco hauled 55 002 back to the National Railway Museum at York and included 47 703 in the formation as insurance hauling the ‘renowned’ Green Mark 2 vacuum brake rake of […]

preserved railways

55 022 TO VISIT NENE VALLEY RAILWAY

6 May , 2016  

We are delighted to announce that 55 022 ‘Royal Scots Grey’ is scheduled to visit the Nene Valley Railway for a couple of months for a few events etc. The loco should be travelling from Grosmont around 14th August in addition to steam loco 60163 ‘Tornado’ which should join 22 at Wansford. The 2 locos […]