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#VE75 – Engines at War – Commemorating 75 Years since VE Day – Austerity 2-8-0
Robert Riddles and The Austerity 2-8-0 Perhaps during these unsettled time’s, it is appropriate that we talk about The Austerity
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#VE75 – Engines at War – Commemorating 75 Years since VE Day – Austerity 2-10-0
Robert Riddles and the Austerity 2-10-0 At the start of WW2 in 1939 the Railways faced a huge challenge. For
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#VE75 – The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Light Railway and the war effort.
What links Chitty Bang Bang, a Cartoon Dog, and the World’s Smallest Armoured Train? The Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
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#VE75 – Engines at War – Commemorating 75 Years since VE Day – Hunslet Austerity 0-6-0
Hunslet Engine Company and the Austerity 0-6-0 The final of the three commissioned War Locomotives was not designed by Riddles.
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#VE75 – Engines at War – Commemorating 75 Years since VE Day – Oliver Bulleid
Q1 0-6-0 Tender Locomotive. As well as the 4-6-2 Pacific’s, both Merchant Navy and the lighter West Country (Battle of
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#VE75 – Engines at War – Commemorating 75 Years since VE Day – Oliver Bulleid
Heavy and Light Pacific’s Oliver Vaughan Snell Bulleid – 19/09/1882 – 25/04/1970. Born in Invercargill, New Zeeland to immigrant British
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A hidden gem in Norfolk.
We were delighted to receive this write up from one of our customers in Norfolk. We are sure that you
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Baltic Tank 4-6-4 Locomotive
  At the start of this time of self-isolation, I made a foray down to our garage, where some of
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PNP bar rail chairs survive -20C
We recently received this from a customer. Interesting to note the temperature range that the bar chairs are subjected to,
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Just how low can we go?
We recently had a request for a repeat order for a bar rail chair suitable for ½” x 1” hot
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