The Class 56 Group

Month: July 2020

  • 56301 and 56006 update

    56301 and 56006 update

    Final work to reunite our mainline registered locomotive 56301 with its replacement tyres(ex 56007) and its original traction motors is underway at UKRL’s Leicester facility and the attached image shows the locomotive during these works. The photo is courtesy of UKRL. Please remember UKRL’s Leicester site is not open to the public although locomotives on shed can be […]

  • Overdue update- covering Period Feb 2020 to June 2020

    Overdue update- covering Period Feb 2020 to June 2020

    56006 – several visits were made during February to attend to 56006 ahead of the anticipated Spring and Summer running days and Gala visits (NYMR and then the home gala at the ELR) Of course the Covid-19 lockdown then put paid to any further attention to the loco. Fortunately things are now improving and restrictions […]