Sunday 11th February 2018. Unfortunately, 56006 will not be available to work at this weekend’s diesel gala. During checks about three weeks ago, one of the electronic modules was found to be defective and the loco shut down as it … Continue reading →
56105 ran light from Bescot and was attached to the rear of the railtour during its Stafford stop.
56303 ran light from Wembley to appear at this event which was held to raise funds for charity. Approximately 100 persons were allowed to visit the site and the organisers had 56303, 60015, 66082 and a class 67 on display. … Continue reading →
56006 visited the East Lancs Railway diesel gala from July 7 – 9 accompanied by our drivers and support crew. On Friday 7th 56006 was suffering from fuel filter problems but these were sorted and the loco was back to … Continue reading →
Unfortunately this tour has now been cancelled.
This one crept under our radar but 56081 & 56104 are currently at the Midland Railway Centre Butterley as part of this weekends diesel Gala. Picture shows 56081 during a layover at the Gala yesterday (18th June 2017). Picture from … Continue reading →
Please see text in bold for the latest news 56006 has been invited back to the Eat Lancs Diesel Gala and the Committee and Volunteers are currently working hard to ensure the tyre turning required can be completed in time … Continue reading →
The MNR Gala organisers have announced 56303 will no longer be attending this weekends Gala. Problems with 31452 mean the move is no longer viable . UKRL were willing to help out by supplying 56081 but crew shortages meant the … Continue reading →
8/4/17 September 9th has been confirmed for this railtour. Details should be on 52a website from today with on line bookings abailable from Monday 10th April. A single 56 is now the advertised traction. 27/3/17 THE DATE OF THIS … Continue reading →