The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society

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Decision to purchase of Krauss steam locomotive no. 8457

At an EGM on 12 December 2015, the Preservation Society decided to progress the purchase of Krauss steam locomotive no. 8457. Members voted in person and by postal vote with the following votes cast:

  • For: 644
  • Abstain: 4
  • Against: 5

This represents votes from over 40% of the membership.

Further details about fundraising, donations and the move of the locomotive from Spain to the UK will be provided shortly.

Background to the locomotive is available here.


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