Saturday 14 August 2021

Didcot Railway Centre August 2021

Ken Jones visited Didcot Railway Centre on 7th August and has kindly sent the following photographs for display on the Focus Transport website.

Veteran 0-6-2T, No. 29, has moved from its home shed at Grosmont on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) to Didcot Railway Centre for the summer season. The 1904-built engine was built to operate heavy coal trains on the Lambton Colliery Railway in County Durham

18000 is one of a pair of prototype gas turbine power engines ordered by the GWR it was constructed by Brown Boveri in Switzerland and spent its working life hauling trains from Paddington before being withdrawn from service in 1960.

Didcot Railway Centre Website here

Thanks yet again to Ken Jones for keeping us supplied with photographs from the events now taking place after the end of lockdown.
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