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Extract from the Rugby MES Newsletter. The month started with the trial steaming of locomotive ‘Mount Kilimanjaro’, which is on
Railways connect us is so many ways. Back in 2018, when life was a lot less tense and we spent
I had just staggered in from shopping with bags full of groceries that needed sanitising before storing away  (a job
Robert Riddles and The Austerity 2-8-0 Perhaps during these unsettled time’s, it is appropriate that we talk about The Austerity
Robert Riddles and the Austerity 2-10-0 At the start of WW2 in 1939 the Railways faced a huge challenge. For
What links Chitty Bang Bang, a Cartoon Dog, and the World’s Smallest Armoured Train? The Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
Hunslet Engine Company and the Austerity 0-6-0 The final of the three commissioned War Locomotives was not designed by Riddles.
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
Heavy and Light Pacific’s Oliver Vaughan Snell Bulleid - 19/09/1882 - 25/04/1970. Born in Invercargill, New Zeeland to immigrant British
We were delighted to receive this write up from one of our customers in Norfolk. We are sure that you