26 February 2014
Douglas achieves highest mileage
Douglas Ferreira achieved the highest mileage of the fleet for 2013, covering 11,179¾ miles. The next highest was Northern Rock with 7,618½, then visitor Wroxham Broad with 5,956 miles.
March magazine published
The March magazine has now been published.
December 2013 Magazine Number 211
8 December 2013
The December magazine has been published. View as pdf
Lady Wakefield returns
Lady Wakefield returned to the railway following a rebuild at TMA Engineering in Birmingham. She took a trip up the line on 6 December, pictured here at Dalegarth.
River Mite in service
9 November 2013
River Mite returned to traffic on 30 July 2013. It was overhauled during the 2012/13 winter. It had been expected to return to service in the spring, but the overhaul
River Irt overhaul
10 September 2013
River Irt is currently under repair at Numech in Workinton. In January, the boiler was sent away for a re-tube and rivet/stay repairs, returning to Ravenglass on 5th July. The
River Esk overhaul update
River Esk is currently stored, unserviceable. River Esk was in the middle of a major overhaul at the time of the workshop fire. The chassis had been completely stripped so
Perkins – star of the season
9 September 2013
The hero of the season so far has undoubtedly been the loco Perkins, which has worked virtually all the overnight trains and often up to five trips a day in
Lady Wakefield to be re-engined at TMA
3 August 2013
Lady Wakefield is at TMA Engineering receiving a new Perkins engine and other modifications, including wheel reprofiling and bogie repairs. The larger engine size will necessitate changes to the bonnet