Carriage No’s 14 & 15

Carriage No’s 14 & 15

Carriage No’s 14 & 15 are the first carriages that have been modified to enable wheelchair access. Car 15’s chassis and bogies date from the first batch of carriages, rebuilt to its current form in 1923. Carriage 15 hadn’t been used in service since...
Talyllyn Railway No.3 – Sir Haydn

Talyllyn Railway No.3 – Sir Haydn

Talyllyn railway No.3 is here under contract overhaul. The engine was built in 1878 by Hughes’ Loco & Tramway Engineering Works Ltd of Loughborough for use on the Corris Railway. The Corris Rly closed in 1948 and in 1951 the engine was purchased by the Talyllyn...
GWR 1923 built Rheidol Tank No.7

GWR 1923 built Rheidol Tank No.7

After four years of hard work by a dedicated team of engineers, our iconic locomotive No.7 returned to steam in October 2018. The four year project costing £370,000 has not only restored the locomotive, but also re-introduced engineering excellence within Aberystwyth...
Kerr Stuart Sirdar No.1158 – Diana

Kerr Stuart Sirdar No.1158 – Diana

Kerr Stuart built 58 “Sirdar” Class locomotives, with the last being Locomotive no.1158. No.1158 was built in the early 1900’s as part of an order of 6 locomotives, placed in December 1909. The other 5 locomotives were built and sent to Mauritius in August 1915...
Hunslet No.605 of 1894 – Margaret

Hunslet No.605 of 1894 – Margaret

Built by the Hunslet Engine Company in 1894 it is one of a group of four ‘small quarry’ locomotives, built to replace the ageing De Winton locomotives in use in Penrhyn Quarry.The engine spent its working life in the quarries, until withdrawal from traffic in 1950....
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