Posted: May 5, 2021 @ 11:05:16 by Russell Newman
LMS Jubilee Class 4-6-0 No. 45596 "Bahamas" will visit the Nene Valley Railway in August 2021 where the locomotive will be available for use on driver experience courses, fish and chip trains and will also take part in their Jubilee 1950s Bank Holiday Weekend event from the 28th to 30th August then.
Posted: Dec 31, 2020 @ 10:12:08 by Russell Newman
In 2021 the ex LMS Jubilee Class 4-6-0 No. 45596 "Bahamas" will heading down to London for the first time in preservation as its owners the Bahamas Locomotive Society have teamed up with Steam Dreams to operate a number of railtours with them in 2021.
Posted: Aug 22, 2020 @ 09:08:40 by Russell Newman
The ex LMS Jubilee Class 4-6-0 No. 45596 "Bahamas" is to head South of the UK for the first time since 1967 for her first visit to the Mid-Hants Railway for their Autumn Steam Gala weekend from the 16th to 18th of October 2020. Which this will be her first visit away from her base at Keighley and Worth Valley Railway to another preserved railway since 1997.
Posted: May 6, 2019 @ 09:05:42 by Russell Newman
No. 45596 "Bahamas" will be returning to Tyseley Locomotive Works for their open weekend on the 22nd and 23rd of June 2019 and will remain there for some mainline railtours with their Vintage Trains operations over the summer.
Posted: Feb 5, 2019 @ 13:02:48 by Russell Newman
No. 45596 "Bahamas" has arrived back home at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway today. Where No. 45596 will be prepared for its first mainline railtours in 25 years.
Posted: Feb 1, 2019 @ 12:02:58 by Russell Newman
After some setbacks and problems ironed out LMS Jubilee Class 4-6-0 No. 45596 "Bahamas" passed its loaded mainline test run yesterday with flying colours. No. 45596 is to return home to the Bahamas Locomotive Society base at Ingrow on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway ready its season out on the mainline and heritage railway circuit onwards.
Posted: Jan 8, 2019 @ 14:01:57 by Russell Newman
No. 45596 "Bahamas" is set to return to the mainline for the first time in 25 years. With a light engine and support coach test run from Tyseley to Stratford and back on the 15th of January 2019 followed by a loaded test run on the Leicester circuit on the 17th. Then No. 45596 will return home to its Bahamas Locomotive Society base at Ingrow on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway on the 22nd.
Posted: Dec 6, 2018 @ 13:12:13 by Russell Newman
No. 45596 return home to its base to Ingrow and its mainline test runs have been delayed. Due the work installing and commissioning of its TPWS/OTMR equipment being carried out at Tyseley and the paperwork needed to allow the locomotive on Network Rail. But it is still hoped that No. 45596 "Bahamas" will be ready in time for its first mainline run on the 9th of February 2019 and to take part in the Spring Steam Gala on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway in March.
Posted: Nov 13, 2018 @ 12:11:21 by Russell Newman
No. 45596 "Bahamas" will be undertaking its first mainline test run since completion of its overhaul on November the 27th 2018 from Tyseley to Stratford and back. If all goes well the locomotive will return home to the Bahamas Locomotive Society base at Ingrow on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway before Christmas. No. 45596 first mainline railtour will be on Saturday 9th February 2019 from Oxenhope over the Settle and Carlisle Railway to Carlisle and back.
Posted: Sep 28, 2018 @ 10:09:10 by Russell Newman
No. 45596 "Bahamas" was steamed and moved for the very first time since 1997 today. Now back in service No. 45596 will be making its first public debut at Tyseley Locomotive Works open weekend on the 29th and 30th of September 2018.
Posted: Aug 17, 2018 @ 12:08:31 by Russell Newman
No. 45596 "Bahamas" is set to make its first public steaming for the first time following completion of its overhaul at Tyseley Locomotive Works 50th anniversary extravaganza open weekend on the 29th and 30th of September 2018. After this event No. 45596 will return home to its base at Ingrow on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway where it will then take to the mainline again and go on visits to other heritage railways around the UK.
Posted: Dec 23, 2017 @ 04:12:04 by Russell Newman
The boiler of LMS Jubilee No. 45596 "Bahamas" successfully passed its steam tests on the 21st of December. The race is now on to have the locomotive completed and set for the mainline and heritage railways in 2018.
Posted: Aug 23, 2012 @ 13:08:41 by Steve Frost
Currently on display at the National Railway Museum, York. The only member of the class to have been fitted with a double chimney, and one of the last developments of steam locomotives in the UK.
Subject of an appeal for funds to restore the loco, with its double chimney, to working order.
Posted: Feb 14, 2010 @ 13:02:53 by
on display in oxenhope mueseum next in kwvr overhaul que