Ribble Steam Railway-based Bagnall 0-6-0ST No. 2680 Courageous made its first ‘light engine’ test runs in the yard at Preston Riverside on 29th Jan, becoming the first locomotive to return…

‘Walkden’, is the honorary name given to this example of a Hunslet Austerity. The locomotive was built during World War 2, and was despatched to France to help with the war…

St Monans is a 100hp geared four wheel steam locomotive with a vertical boiler and cylinders which was built in 1947 by the Shrewsbury firm of Sentinels Ltd.

Agecroft No.2 was one of three standard outside cylinder locomotives ordered by the Salford Corporation Electricity Department for use at Agecroft Power Station near Manchester where they shunted coal wagons…

This is one of the class R4-S locomotives built by Peckett & Sons in 1948 for the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) to work at Croydon Power Station  B. The…

Respite had previously worked at the Astley Green, Ladysmith & Bickershaw collieries until 1978. It was then donated to the National Railway Museum in 1982, where parts were removed and…

Andrew Barclay 2343 is one of six 10″ Barclay locomotives that are preserved. 2343 is unique in having a boiler that sits higher up than the rest. It worked all…

0-6-0ST ‘Austerity’ built by Hunslet (makers number 3793) in 1953 for WD (Army) use. Stored at Bicester by 7/53 but by 1955 was based on the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light…

Cumbria is currently offsite & on hire at another railway, so cannot be viewed at Preston “Cumbria” was built to the wartime “Austerity” design, slightly modified by Mr. R.A. Riddles,…

Originally ordered for the Savile Colliery nr Leeds on February 1953, the order was changed that April to despatch the locomotive to Glasshoughton Colliery, where it duly arrived in  November…

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