Southern Railway 4-6-2 No. 34072 '257 Squadron'
Swanage, Dorset, UK
Location: Swanage Railway
Status: Operational
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Posted: Mar 17, 2020 @ 11:03:25 by Russell Newman
The visit of No. 34072 "257 Squadron" to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway for their Cotswold Festival of Steam has been put on hold due to event being postponed.
Posted: Mar 4, 2020 @ 07:03:41 by Jack Spencer
34072 257 Squadron will be making her first visit to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway for their Cotswold Festival of Steam on May 23rd-25th, joining Sentinel 7109 Joyce.
Posted: Mar 3, 2020 @ 14:03:35 by Russell Newman
Ex Southern Railway Bulleid Battle of Britain Class light Pacific No. 34072 "257 Squadron" will visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway as the second visiting locomotive for their Cotswold Festival of Steam from the 23rd to 25th of May 2020.
Posted: Aug 9, 2018 @ 13:08:31 by Russell Newman
Finally after some more work and tests No. 34072 "257 Squadron" was steamed for the first time in 15 years and is now being run in at the Swanage Railway before it enters traffic later this month.
Posted: Aug 22, 2017 @ 10:08:38 by Russell Newman
34072 "257 Squadron" has been moved out of Herston works and brought back to the Swanage Railway as its overhaul is now complete. The locomotive will be beginning a series of test runs before it enters service in the coming months.
Posted: Jun 23, 2005 @ 16:06:32 by John Rowley
On overhaul