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British Railways 2-6-0 No. 76084Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-10-02 17:33:35.477
I am sorry about the assentation Mr Steve Alder sir as it was research and what was said in the railway media at the time. I hope this has not upset you and the 76084 Locomotive Company in anyway.

CFTV(SNCF) 4-6-2.4Cyl No. 231G 558Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-10-02 15:00:11.187
No. 231G 558 is one of only two of this type of SNCF Pacific 4-6-2 in working order. This type of locomotive has some UK connection as in 1929 French locomotive engineer André Chapelon rebuilt one of the Paris-Orleans four cylinder compound Pacifics with many modern improvements, and the results were so successful that other locomotive designers around the world would take on. Among them was the LNERs Chef Engineer Sir Nigel Gresley who was intensely interested in all aspects of the work, particularly in Chapelon’s approach to thermodynamics. Gresley applied the lessons learned, including the Kylchap blast pipe (Kylala-Chapelon) Double Chimney, to the A4 Pacific 4468 "Mallard" which helped earned it the world speed record for steam locomotives at 126mph.

British Sugar Corporation 0-6-0ST No. 'Wissington'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-10-02 10:12:17.26
"Wissington" has returned home to the North Norfolk Railway for the winter. But will be in steam there for the M&GN Joint Railway Society Members day on the 6th of October 2018.

Brussels Gasworks 0-4-0VB No. 'Yvonne'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-10-02 05:54:02.107
The overhaul on the former Brussels Gasworks Cockerill built 0-4-0VB Tram Locomotive "Yvonne" has now been completed. "Yvonne" will be making its return to service at the Lavender Line at their Miniature Steam Traction Engine & Classic Car Rally on the weekend of the 6th and 7th of October 2018.

British Railways 2-6-0 No. 76084Posted by: steve alder on 2018-10-02 04:20:24.687
76084 is owned by 76084 Locomotive Company Ltd. Contrary to the assertion by Mr Newman, the Board decides where the loco goes, which has to be in the best interest of the Shareholders. Our contract is renewed every two years.

Cia. Agricola de Guatemala 2-6-0 No. 2Posted by: Jake on 2018-10-01 21:07:09.3
ran under steam today for the first time in 35 years 1st of october 2018

Thomas E Gray & Co Ltd 4wVBGT No. 'Belvedere'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-10-01 13:15:37.657
Though currently on display there are plans to have "Belvedere" fully restored to running order.

JNR 2-6-0 No. C56-139Posted by: Yuki Taki on 2018-09-30 18:56:59.983
While the photo shows the locomotive on live rail and with "steam" coming out in a very convincing manner, the locomotive is stored, non-operational but in fantastic condition. There is a diesel switcher at the other end of the consist providing the motive power in this photo.

Thomas E Gray & Co Ltd 4 Wheel - Chain Drive No. 'Musketeer'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-30 14:08:51.237
The former Thomas E Gray & Co Ltd Sentinel built vertical boiler 4 Wheel - Chain Drive locomotive "Musketeer" can be found on display at the Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust.

Elektromark 0-4-0T No. UnknownPosted by: Dale W Fickes on 2018-09-30 13:42:30.633
The information supplied is incorrect, sorry The locomotive was delivered in 02/1919 to the electricity plant in Hagen as their No. 3. In 1968 relocated to a playground in the city and in 2001 sold to the railway museum in Nossen (former DB depot). Since 2008 it has been completely dismantled at the Malowa workshpps in Kloster Mansfeld, tepairation project apparently abandoned.

LNER (design) 4-6-2 No. 60163 'Tornado'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-29 14:51:55.617
It has been confirmed that next year from late May till early June No. 60163 "Tornado" will be visiting the Wensleydale Railway for the very first time.

New Zealand Railways 4-8-2 No. Ja.1275Posted by: Jake on 2018-09-29 03:04:29.623
This loco has now been withdrawn from service for an overhaul and rebuild and is stored under cover at the Glenbrook Vintage Railway awating overhual.

British Railways 2-6-2T No. 41312Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-28 12:14:43.567
The BR built LMS Ivatt 2MT Tank No. 41312 will be visiting the South Devon Railway to cover a motive power shortage there from the 2nd to the 16th of October.

London Midland & Scottish Railway 4-6-0 No. 45596 'Bahamas'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-28 10:07:10.68
No. 45596 "Bahamas" was steamed and moved for the very first time since 1997 today. Now back in service No. 45596 will be making its first public debut at Tyseley Locomotive Works open weekend on the 29th and 30th of September 2018.

Byron Railroad 2-6-0 No. 2967Posted by: Hayden Seybold on 2018-09-27 22:19:34.667
I can confirm that we have both the “Byron” engines 2967 and 2968. They are owned by Peter Nott, in Arroyo Grande, CA. Right now this locomotive is getting close to Completion back to its as built configuration. We should have it finished sometime next year.

SS/PJKA 2-6-6-0 No. 1622(CC50.22)Posted by: Jake on 2018-09-27 22:12:52.38
This loco is on display in the steel samples dark ride with 6317.

Mississippian RR 2-8-0 No. 76 Posted by: on 2018-09-27 20:00:42.653
Mississippian 76 is now on display at the Oakland B&O Museum in Oakland, MD. She has been cosmetically restored to resemble a B&O 2-8-0 with the number "476".

Roden Stone Co. 2-4-0 No. 3Posted by: James Hefner on 2018-09-26 17:58:49.657
This may be the locomotive, wearing number 9, that is at the Toy Museum in Branson, MO.

Great Western Railway 4-6-0 No. 4942 2999 'Maindy Hall'/'Lady of Legend'Posted by: Steve Frost on 2018-09-25 12:50:28.063
Work on this Saint Class re-creation was nearing completion in June 2018, so it may not be too long before we get the first sight of a loco of this type since October 1953.

British Railways 2-6-4T No. 80072Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-25 12:32:06.14
BR Standard 4MT 2-6-4T No. 80072 has been hired in to visit the West Somerset Railway for their Autumn Steam Gala from the 27th to 30th of September 2018. Taking the place of No. 80104 which was unavailable for the Gala.

Glasgow Corporation Gasworks 0-4-0T No. 8 'Dougal'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-25 06:18:08.21
News has come that the ex Glasgow Corporation Gasworks Andrew Barclay built 0-4-0T No. 8 "Dougal" will be going on a visit outside the UK to the Taiwan Sugar Corporation (Taisugar) in Taiwan in the Far East. The locomotive will be leaving its Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway home and will be spending around six months in Taiwan, during which it will be a star guest at a major festival in December.

Sacramento Brick Company 0-4-0T No. 1Posted by: Jake on 2018-09-24 14:58:18.217
This locomotive is now on loan at Nevada city

British Railways 2-6-4T No. 80104Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-24 05:37:19.383
No. 80104s visit to the West Somerset Railway for their Autumn Steam Gala has had to be cancelled due to a motive power shortage at the Swanage Railway.

British Railways 2-10-0 No. 92134Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-21 13:20:35.363
The unique single chimney 9F No. 92134 is in the final stages of its restoration at Grosmont shed and is to enter service with a borrowed tender from Nene Valley based BR 5MT No. 73050 "City of Peterborough". 92134 currently has no tender of its own and is to have a brand new one built for it.

Holborough Cement Co. 2-2-0GWT No. 'The Blue Circle'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-21 13:10:10.273
The ex Holborough Cement Co. Aveling Porter built 2-2-0WT Railway Traction Engine locomotive "The Blue Circle" has been put up for sale by its current owner to see it go to a new home.

London Midland & Scottish Railway 4-6-0 No. 4871 44871Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-21 10:17:51.097
LMS Black 5 No. 44871 will be joining 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" at the Swanage Railway in Dorset for The Exchanges themed Autumn Steam Gala on the 12th to 14th of October 2018. Marking the 70th anniversary of the 1948 Locomotive Exchange Trials.

War Department 0-6-0ST No. 75319 72Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-21 05:16:26.9
The Vulcan Foundry built Austerity 0-6-0ST No. 72 is currently located at Peak Rail in Derbyshire where it is on loan to them for the year.

London & North Eastern Railway 4-6-0 No. 1306 'Mayflower'Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-21 05:14:20.753
LNER B1 4-6-0 No. 61306 "Mayflower" current location is West Coast Railway Company Depot at Carnforth in Lancashire where the locomotive is currently being overhauled there.

London & North Eastern Railway 2-6-0 No. 2005 62005Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-21 05:11:58.38
LNER K1 No. 62005 current location is at the West Coast Railway Company depot at Carnforth in Lancashire as its where the locomotive is mainly kept there for working the Jacobite trains on the West Highland Line in Scotland from Fort William to Mallaig.

V.R. 2-8-0 No. 1151Posted by: Russell Newman on 2018-09-20 13:32:57.623
Far as I know the 5ft gauge former Finnish Railways wood burning 2-8-0 No. 1151 is at a site that sells Timber in St Albans. The locomotive is in working order or was as it ran for a short time at the Epping Ongar Railway on a short stretch of 5ft gauge track at Ongar.
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