South Eastern & Chatham Railway 0-6-0T No. 178 (1178) (31178) 'Pioneer II'
Sheffield Park, Sussex, UK
Location: Bluebell Railway
Status: Display
Photo Album
Here is the photo album for South Eastern & Chatham Railway No. 178 (1178) (31178) 'Pioneer II', a 0-6-0T located in Sheffield Park, Sussex. If you would like to suggest additional photos for this album, please click here.
Photographed at York in November 2017 when restored to it's South Eastern & Chatham Railway livery as 178
Photo Copyright © Steve Frost
Photographed when restored to it's British Railways plain black livery as 31178.
Photo Copyright © Ken Livermore
The works plate for No 178, showing the detail of the complex lining of the multi coloured livery. This was the height of Edwardian British railway extravagance in paint work, the like of which rapidly disappeared in more economically challenging times.
Photo Copyright © Steve Frost
A front end view of this diminutive loco.
Photo Copyright © Steve Frost
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
The cab interior of the loco taken on a wet spring day in 2018. The loco was in steam, so this was the warmest place to be!
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck