The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society

Posts Under: Diesel

  • Cyril

    Cyril is an example of the many industrial diesel locos build by RA Listers’. It was built in 1932 and used on a peat bog railway in Wilmslow in Cheshire.

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  • Shelagh of Eskdale

    A ‘new’ diesel loco for the railway was first begun in 1955 when Heathcotes Ltd of Cleator Moor built the chassis incorporating the crank webs and centre sliding axle of

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  • Lady Wakefield

    Lady Wakefield is named after the wife of the former chairman of the Railway Company. It was designed and built at the Ravenglass workshops. Construction began in 1978 and the locomotive

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  • Perkins

    Perkins has had a long career. Its frames date from 1929 and are from one of the Muir-Hill tractors which were ordered to handle the stone trains. The tractor was

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  • Douglas Ferreira

    Douglas Ferreira was built for the Preservation Society in 2005 by TMA Engineering Ltd of Birmingham. It was completed in July 2006 and since then has been the mainstay of

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