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Witherslack Hall joins Severn Valley Santa fleet

GREAT Central Railway-based 1948 Locomotive Exchanges participant No. 6990 Witherslack Hall, will be spending Christmas in the Severn Valley after being signed up to bolster the railway’s steam fleet for its busy Santa season and the railway’s walk-on post-Christmas festive programme.

The protracted overhaul of Severn Valley Railway-based ex-BR Standard 4MT No. 75069 will culminate in the Riddles-designed 4-6-0 undergoing steam tests by early December, but it will not be ready to take its hoped-for place in the

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