Category Archives: Loco Fleet

Saturday 8th May Running Day: D5310

Class 26 No D5310 should be working our next running day on 8th May. Many thanks to those who turned out in good numbers to support her run on the 10th April. Hope you enjoyed the day – we certainly … Continue reading

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Dee Valley Thunder Returns!

We are very pleased to report that 37240 is up and running again. She was successfully started for the first time this year following extensive repairs to the radiators and cooling system. A large crack was found in one radiator … Continue reading

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46010: New Home Announced

We’re pleased to be able to confirm that Class 46 No 46010 will soon be moving to a new home at the Great Central Railway (North), at Ruddington, Leicestershire. The announcement (along with lots more information about this impressive heritage line) can be found here: … Continue reading

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Fun in the sun with ‘The Welsh Scotsman’

A big thank you to the folk who turned out to support D5310′s public debut yesterday. Her busy four trip schedule went well, the only minor gremlin being a few brief engine shutdowns. This has been traced to a grumpy enclosed contactor in the electrical cubicle, … Continue reading

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D5310 – Successful Test Run

D5310 made a successful test run from Llangollen to Carrog and back last night after services had finished, hauling a dead D1566 as weight and insurance.  The photo below shows her coupled to D1566 in the yard at Llangollen. She made some … Continue reading

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D5310's Bo'ness Farewell

Here’s a super little Youtube video to whet your appetite for the debut of Class 26 No D5310 at Llangollen on the 26th September. The video shows D5310 being put through her paces at the SRPS Diesel Gala on the August bank … Continue reading

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D5310 lands at Llangollen!

There were some big smiles all round when D5310, our new resident Sulzer Type 2, arrived safely in a very sunny Llangollen yesterday just after 3pm. Thanks to Simon Searle and Richard Jones for the photos. Squeezing her way off Mill Street onto … Continue reading

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37240

We’re pleased to announce that 37240 is back in traffic following completion of repairs to the cooling system. A test run to Glyndyfrdwy and back has confirmed all is well. The purchase of D5310 and sale of 25313 are in their final stages … Continue reading

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