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802, 2018

1264 tender paintwork finished

February 8th, 2018|

John Furness has finished painting the tender of 1264 and work is now progressing on the loco, the majority of the winter maintenance is complete with just a small number of jobs to complete.

One job […]

2301, 2018

Sneak Preview

January 23rd, 2018|

See below for a sneak preview of the work being carried out by John Furness on the tender of 1264.

Photos Adrian Dennis


1601, 2018

Exciting 2018 News!!!

January 16th, 2018|

Thompson B1 Locomotive Trust

Press release 13 January 2018


At the start of its winter maintenance, the operating Trust of the Grosmont-based Thompson B1 61264 concluded a year of running on the NYMR by amassing a record […]

201, 2018

2018 Events updated

January 2nd, 2018|

Visit our Events page to see what 61264 is doing in 2018

101, 2018

Happy New Year

January 1st, 2018|

The Thompson B1 Locomotive Trust would like to wish all our members, friends and followers a Very Happy New Year for 2018, we have an exciting year ahead so visit back soon to see what […]

101, 2018

September and Decembers newsletters now available!

January 1st, 2018|

See the newsletters page for 70th Anniversary issue for 61264 including list of 2018 mainline runs and visits.

904, 2017

Superheater problems

April 9th, 2017|

After a very successful week at the KWVR Steam Gala, followed by the Whitby Flyer railtour, we were disappointed to find on returning to Grosmont that steam and water was leaking from somewhere on the […]

408, 2016

Join us!

August 4th, 2016|

With the loco now back in traffic there has never been a better time to join the Thompson B1 Locomotive Trust – why not be a part of keeping this handsome mainline workhorse on the […]