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Before the 1923 Grouping, the 0-6-0 wheel arrangement was almost certainly the most popular in the British Isles. Most freight trains had one (or two) 0-6-0s at the front and many of them were also employed on lesser passenger workings. They were the
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Welsh Pony Restoration Resumes At Ffestiniog – Steam Return In 2020?
WORK has resumed on reconstructing Ffestiniog Railway’s (FR) England 0-4-0ST 1867-built Welsh Pony, which last worked in 1940. Cosmetic restoration for FR’s May 2013 Steam 150 celebrations was followed by confirmation it would be overhauled (RM Aug
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THE Great Central Railway (Nottingham) has reached agreement with Porterbrook for Class 144 No. 144003 to be preserved at its Ruddington base, once released from mainline duties. The DMU is expected to arrive in the first half of the year and begin