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J27 to visit Wensleydale Railway

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The J27 is tovisit the Wensleydale Railway for the month of August. The plan is for the J27 to travel to New Bridge on on the back of a service train on Tuesday 23rd July, the engine and tender separated by a working party on Wednesday, and travel to Leeming Bar on Thursday 25th. The first service train on Wensleydale is scheduled for Friday 2nd August. See Wensleydale timetable and booking page for timetable and booking details.

The J27 loco was delivered to Leeming Bar on Thursday 25th July. many thanks to James Piercy, who came straight from work to ensure the locomotive was safely tucked away in the shed.

Safely shunted into the shed by James  - Roy Marshall

The tender was delivered on Friday morning with John Midcalf, Steve Gibson and Arthur Jenkins in attendance.

Leeming Bar 65894 - John Midcalf

Leeming Bar 65894 Steve Gibson watches the arrival of tender - John Midcalf

Leeming Bar 65894 arrival of tender no 2 - John Midcalf

Leeming Bar 65894 Steve Gibson and Arthur Jenkins watch preparations to unload tender - John Midcalf

Leeming Bar 65894 ready to unload tender no 2 - John Midcalf

Leeming Bar 65894 unloading tender - John Midcalf

Leeming Bar 65894 being propelled to tender - John Midcalf

Leeming Bar 65894 Arthur Jenkins and Steve Gibson repairing sand pipe - John Midcalf

Last Updated on Friday, 06 September 2019 11:03