Southern Railway 4-6-2 No. 34039 'Boscastle'
Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
Location: Great Central Railway
Status: Overhaul
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Posted: Nov 19, 2019 @ 05:11:56 by Russell Newman
A brand new tender tank has been built for 34039 that will the locomotive will be paired with when she returns to service at the Great Central Railway soon.
Posted: Oct 8, 2017 @ 11:10:55 by Russell Newman
I was down at the Great Central Railway yesterday where I met a guy involved in 34039. Who told me the all of the bottom end of the locomotive is all complete and all the work now is being turned to the boiler as it needs a new inner steel firebox fitted. The loco should be back in by 2020.
Posted: Aug 21, 2015 @ 17:08:53 by Russell Newman
34039 is currently being overhauled to working order and be back in steam in a few years time.