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Disneyland Railroad 2-4-4 No. 5 (Ward Kimball)Posted by: Jeremiah Weil on 2018-06-23 12:45:54.38
OK well when I visited the OERM this Spring, I found six steam locomotives there (as opposed to the five shown in this website). I asked where the sixth locomotive came from and they said it was this specific locomotive from Disneyland. If I, and the people I talked to at OERM, are wrong, then what is the sixth locomotive at OERM?

East Germany 0-4-0T No. 14 'Helen Kathryn'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-23 12:02:34.753
The Henschel & Sohn built 0-4-0T No. 14 "Helen Kathryn" has also now left the South Tynedale Railway as it has been sold to a new owner in November last year and has relocated to its new home at the Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum where it is being overhauled for use their.

Minas y Ferrocarril de Utrillas 0-4-0T No. 6 'Thomas Edmondson'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-23 11:56:45.84
The former Minas y Ferrocarril de Utrillas Henschel & Sohn built 0-4-0T No. 6 "Thomas Edmondson" has since left the South Tynedale Railway as it was deemed to unsuitable for the now longer railway from Alston to Slaggyford. The locomotive was sold in April this year with its nameplates now removed to another narrow gauge heritage railway in Germany.

Dinorwic Slate Quarries 0-4-0ST No. 'Velinheli'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-23 09:31:20.887
Some more information has come that Ex Dinorwic Slate Quarries Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0ST "Velinheli" is not currently operational as its still under overhaul and having its new boiler made still. But it is taking part at the Hunslet 125 event at the Ffestiniog Railway but on display only.

Beyer Peacock & Co. 0-4-0ST No. NonePosted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-23 08:48:02.697
Beyer Peacock & Co. built 0-4-0ST No. 1827 visit to Poland for the Wolsztyn Gala has been cancelled due to some concerns about its operations and limits out there.

Great Western Railway 4-6-0 No. 7821 'Ditcheat Manor'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-22 15:00:58.71
No. 7821 "Ditcheat Manor" is to come out of the Swindon Steam Museum and take up the display space at the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet from 7819 "Hinton Manor". There at the shopping centre it will promote the West Somerset Railway for about three years till West Somerset based Small Prairie 2-6-2T No. 4561s overhaul is completed and then work can start on 7821.

Great Western Railway 4-6-0 No. 7819 'Hinton Manor'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-22 14:53:16.89
After spending a decade on display at the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet in Swindon No. 7819 "Hinton Manor" is to return back home to the Severn Valley Railway. Its currently unknown if it will be overhauled anytime soon but its likely the locomotive may go in the Engine House Museum at Highley for the time being?

Herman Sivers AG 0-4-0T No. NonePosted by: Trevlyn on 2018-06-22 14:07:11.813
Cab is now actually hooked to the boiler. Still waiting for more info

Great Western Railway 2-6-2T No. 5199Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-22 13:15:24.433
GWR Large Prairie Tank No. 5199 has had to return to the Llangollen Railway for repairs to be carried out after it failed on a test run during its visit at the East Lancashire Railway.

London Midland & Scottish Railway 2-6-0 No. 13065 2765 42765Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-22 13:11:35.06
The LMS Hughes-Fowler built Crab 2-6-0 No. 13065 has been taken out of service at the East Lancashire Railway due to a cracked tubeplate. The boiler has been sent to nearby Riley & Sons Engineering Ltd for repairs and overhaul to give it a new 10 year boiler ticket. The frames of the locomotive will have some work done as well where its hoped No. 13065 will be back in traffic in the late Autumn in time for the Santa Specials season.

Southern Railway 4-6-2 No. 34053 'Sir Keith ParkPosted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-22 12:57:30.193
No. 34053 "Sir Keith Park" has had to be withdrawn from service for some repairs to a loose or cracked crown on one of the driving wheel axleboxes. But the repairs will hopefully be swift and the rebuilt Bulleid Light Pacific could be back in traffic at the Swanage Railway at the end of July or early August?

War Department 0-6-0ST No. 75050 27 'Norman'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-22 12:51:09.62
Former War Department Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn built Austerity 0-6-0ST No. 27 "Norman" has now left the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway and has been moved to Bryn Engineering at Wigan near Manchester for its overhaul for its owners Southern Locomotives Ltd. It is hoped its overhaul will be done at the end of next year in 2019 and then No. 27 will take residence at the Swanage Railway in Dorset along with the rest of Southern Locomotives Ltd fleet there.

Hans Vattern AG 0-4-0T No. 504Posted by: Seth Baldwin on 2018-06-22 08:16:56.723
This is now Frisco Silver Dollar Line No. 504 It is fully operational and running at Silver Dollar City. Converted to burn oil.

FS 2-6-0 No. 640.021(620.21)Posted by: Dale W Fickés on 2018-06-19 06:50:50.84
This locomotive (640.021) is displayed as a monument in front of the old railway portal of the Frejus tunnel outside the town of Modane (France).

Six Flags Over Georgia 4-4-0 No. Posted by: Tommy Gray on 2018-06-18 19:40:04.623
The General suffered a fire in its tender recently. The fire appears to be from the motor/pump. You can find video of this on Youtube. Not sure how much was damaged, but the locomotive is out of service.

Armour & Co. 0-4-0 No. 5Posted by: Tommy Gray on 2018-06-18 19:35:56.22
This photo is actually the Carbon Limestone 0-4-0, #9 on PJRR. The smaller 0-4-0 on the property is the #5.

Hans Vattern AG 0-4-0T No. 504Posted by: on 2018-06-18 15:41:34.627
504 made her first test runs back in February and as of today started pulling the train at the park. Please change status to operational.

Talyllyn Railway 0-4-2ST No. 1 'Talyllyn'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-18 14:54:47.017
Having worked its last trains at the Everything Goes Gala No. 1 "Talyllyn" has been withdrawn from service for its 10 year overhaul.

Sherwood Forest Railway 0-4-0ST-T No. 1 'Smokey Joe'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-18 14:41:16.583
Some new information has come to light as it turns out that "Smokey Joe" had been at the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway before when it was new in the late 1990s before it came to the Sherwood Forest Railway in 1999. So its visit for the 70th anniversary will be a quit special.

Sherwood Forest Railway 0-4-0ST-T No. 1 'Smokey Joe'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-18 05:29:04.67
Sherwood Forest Railway 0-4-0ST-T No. 1 "Smokey Joe" will be making a rare visit away from its home railway as it will be visiting the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway for the very first time for their 70th Anniversary Weekend as well on the 14th and 15th July 2018.

Dudley Zoo Railway 2-4-2T No. 'Katie'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-18 05:25:16.143
Another ex Fairbourne Railway 15inch gauge 2-4-2 "Katie" will also be joining its stable mate "Sian" visiting the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway for their 70th Anniversary Weekend on the 14th and 15th July 2018 as well.

Fairbourne Railway 2-4-2 No. 4 'Sian'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-18 05:19:23.363
Now based at the Kirklees Light Railway at Clayton West in Yorkshire but still owned by the Sian Project Group. Former Fairbourne Railway 2-4-2 No. 4 "Sian" will be visiting the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway for their 70th Anniversary Weekend taking place on the 14th and 15th July 2018.

Hauts Fourneaux de Chasse 0-4-0T No. UnknownPosted by: Dale W Fickés on 2018-06-17 05:09:17.397
The company Hauts Fourneaux de Chasse, France was liquidated in July 1966. The site is now cleared, loco presumed scrapped.

Northern Pacific RR 4-6-0 No. 328Posted by: Nicholas E Medovich on 2018-06-16 16:58:23.17
I just had word that the boiler does NOT need replacement. Although the 2nd course is pitted, it can be easily fixed but the price is about 1.23 million dollars for a full 1472. the firebox sheets have been ultrasounded and are awaiting results.

War Department 0-6-0ST No. 75008 'Swiftsure'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-16 11:30:40.257
WD Hunslet built Austerity 0-6-0ST No. 75008 "Swiftsure" has relocated to the Mid-Norfolk Railway at Dereham in Norfolk. Where it has gone on loan for the summer season to along side GWR 0-6-0PT No. 9466 as its airbrake equipment is useful for working on the Mid Norfolk Railways airbrake BR Mark II Sets.

DB 4-6-2 No. 012 104-6Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-16 11:25:26.413
DB or Deutsche Bundesbahn Class 012 Pacific No. 012 104-6 is the second locomotive that owes its preservation to the Beet family in the UK. Built in 1940 as a streamliner originally No. 012 104-6 used as a standby loco for Hitler and top Nazi personnel trains. Despite its dark war history No. 012 104-6 was among the last steam locomotives in service in Northern Germany. It was bought by the Beet family and shipped to the UK for preservation at the then Steamtown Centre at Carnforth in Lancashire in 1974. Where it was steamed there though the late 1970s and 1980s given rides in a hired airbrake BR Mark II Coach. It was returned to Germany in the 1990s and is still owned by the Beet family today.

Viscosuisse 0-4-0T No. UnknownPosted by: ILFORD on 2018-06-15 16:43:20.813
Number / Name is "2 Heinrich", and fireless.

Paris Lyon Mediterranie 4-6-2 No. 231K22Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-15 14:23:30.447
This locomotive owes its preservation to the UK. Former SNCF Chapelon built 231K Class Pacific No. 231K22 was one of three European steam locomotives bought for preservation in the UK by the Beet family and was brought to the then Steamtown Centre at Carnforth in Lancashire. Where was steamed there and gave rides with a hired in airbrake BR Mark II Coach from the 1970s till the till the mid 1980s. It was returned to mainland Europe in the 1990s and is still owned by the Beet family today.

London & North Eastern Railway 4-6-0 No. 1306 'Mayflower'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-15 10:32:48.697
No. 61306 "Mayflower" is also joining No. 60009 "Union of South Africa" for its first ever visit to the Bluebell Railway for there Giants of Steam LNER theme Autumn Steam Gala on the weekend of 12th, 13th & 14th October 2018 as well. Which its overhaul at Carnforth should be completed by then hopefully?

London & North Eastern Railway 4-6-2 No. 4488 9 60009 'Union of South Africa'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-06-15 10:28:49.177
No. 60009 "Union of South Africa" will be making first ever and only visit to the Bluebell Railway in East Sussex for there Giants of Steam Autumn Gala which will have a LNER theme to it on the weekend of the 12th, 13th & 14th October 2018.
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