The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society

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  • ‘The Train from Spain’ – Krauss No. 8457

    We are raising funds and awareness to aid the restoration of No.8457, which is being purchased by the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society and being brought all the way

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  • Northern Rock

    Northern Rock was built at the workshops at Ravenglass. Comparative trials had taken place with 4-6-2 Northern Chief from the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway in 1971 which enabled the

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  • River Irt

    River Irt is the oldest working 15-inch gauge locomotive in the world. The chassis is that of the 0-8-0 tank loco Muriel, built by Sir Arthur Heywood in 1894 at

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  • River Esk

    River Esk appears outwardly much as built in 1923 by Davey, Paxman Ltd of Colchester. The design by Henry Greenly gave a locomotive capable of working heavy granite trains from

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  • River Mite

    River Mite is owned by the Preservation Society which raised funds for its construction in the 1960s. The 0-8-0 frames from the former Poultney steam tender chassis from River Esk

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