Welcome to the monthly Traction and Rolling Stock update!
Eagle – No.08757
BR Class 08 Shunter (Gronk), 0-6-0DE
New batteries were delivered and we wasted no time fitting them onto the loco. For the last 12 months, every time we have wanted to use the loco, it would have needed to go on charge several hours before so we were very happy once the new ones arrived.
Hector – No. VL6
Ruston & Hornsby, 88DS, 0-4-0DM (Privately Owned)
Powered Coaching Stock:
Class 142004 DMU
Vehicles No. 55545 & 55595 (Privately Owned)
Arrived on site 22/04 and expected to be staying with us for the foreseeable future. As it is privately owned we currently don't know what the plans are for the unit.
Class 142058 DMU
Vehicles No. 55754 & 55708
Arrived on site 15/04 and purchased by the trust. and there are currently no plans for the unit.
Carriage & Wagon:
The coach has been selected as one of the coaches we will use when re-opening.
This coach has also been selected as one of the coaches we will use when re-opening.
CRC 2 Brake Van
National Coal Board (Privately Owned)