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4 08, 2016

Join us!

2016-08-04T22:22:38+01:00August 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 [...]

1 08, 2016

Back in traffic!

2020-04-21T16:57:13+01:00August 1st, 2016|

As of 16:35 on Sunday afternoon, 31st July, 61264 re-entered traffic and hauled its first solo revenue earning trip from Grosmont. This was following a couple of days of running in, double heading with 44806 [...]

24 07, 2016

First fire

2016-07-24T23:06:36+01:00July 24th, 2016|

Saturday 23rd July saw the first fire in 61264 since November 2014. By the end of the day the safety valves had been set, brakes, injectors and a few other things were checked to make sure they [...]

14 07, 2016

4-6-0 reborn!

2020-04-21T16:57:13+01:00July 14th, 2016|

61264 is now a 4-6-0 again thanks to another week of hard graft by the NYMR and TBLT's fantastic team of engineers. The bogie wheels, having been sent away for turning at Ian Riley and [...]