Railway Preservation in the 1980s and 1990s
More from 1993, including some narrow gauge.
Picture shows: Happy birthday M & GNR. The National Railway Museum’s J52 No.1247 simmers and waits for the right away and double head back to Sheringham with visiting Severn Valley Jinty No.47383. (Photo: Steve Allen.
The water tank insideNo.828’s tender had developed a leak and she lost much of the water taken on at Yeovil. It was repaired by welding, received a sonic test and a complete coat of paint inside. Subject to British Railways examiners being satisfied, it should have been back at work within a couple of days.