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|(Sugar) 0-10-0T No. A||Posted by: Brian Garvin on May 13, 2021 @ 14:05:53|
Please amend gauge to 1067 mm.
|PJKA 4-6-0 No. C54.17||Posted by: ILFORD on May 13, 2021 @ 06:05:38|
Construction number should be 6122 not 61122.
|Carbon Limestone Co. 0-4-0T No. 39||Posted by: Matthew Gardner on May 12, 2021 @ 16:05:25|
This locomotive, I believe is 36" gauge. Not Standard. All the other engines from this company are 3 foot. Also, I cannot find any evidence of this engine being at this location. I suspect it is either on display or operable elsewhere, or maybe confused with another post on this website.
|HELC 0-4-0T No. 5||Posted by: Matthew Gardner on May 12, 2021 @ 11:05:48|
From what I can gather, this locomotive was operational for a time at a trolley museum up in New England. Possibly the Conneticut Trolley Museum. This was way back. In the 70s or so. It was used on special occasions.
|London Midland & Scottish Railway 4-6-0 No. 4871 44871||Posted by: Russell Newman on May 12, 2021 @ 06:05:18|
The ex LMS Black Five 4-6-0 No. 44871 has gone on hire to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway to cover a motive power shortage during their early part of the running season there.
|British Railways 2-6-4T No. 80104||Posted by: Russell Newman on May 12, 2021 @ 06:05:24|
Having worked its final trains at the Swanage Railway yesterday BR Standard 4MT 2-6-4T No. 80104 has now been withdrawn from service having come to the end of her 10 year boiler ticket and is now awaiting her next overhaul.
|PTP XXIV/XXV 2-4-0WT No. 02 (1)||Posted by: Brian Garvin on May 11, 2021 @ 15:05:29|
Please correct to 0-4-2WT.
|Unknown 0-4-0T No. None||Posted by: Roger Hahn on May 10, 2021 @ 15:05:10|
According to an article in the Valley News, the locomotive has been shipped to the Frankfurter Feldbahn Museum, in Frankfurt, Germany.
The site will not let me add a link to the article.
|Great Western Railway 2-8-0 No. 3850||Posted by: Russell Newman on May 10, 2021 @ 13:05:18|
The overhaul and rebuild on ex GWR 2884 Class 2-8-0 No. 3850 is really progressing as the locomotive’s brand new cylinder block is about to fitted to the main frames of the locomotive.
|War Department 2-10-0 No. 3672 'Dame Vera Lynn'||Posted by: Russell Newman on May 9, 2021 @ 12:05:51|
The tender of former War Department Austerity 2-10-0 No. 3672 "Dame Vera Lynn" is to be sent away for overhaul and to have a brand new tender tank fitted. While work on the locomotive is progressing at a slow pace but it is hoped that a space in the workshop at Grosmont will be free soon for No. 3672 to be moved in for work to pick up.
|FCGM 0-4-0T No. 194 'Malagueno'||Posted by: ILFORD on May 9, 2021 @ 06:05:42|
Photo shows a 0-4-0T.
|Benxi Steel (US Army) 0-6-0T No. XK2 28(1430)||Posted by: Russell Newman on May 8, 2021 @ 13:05:26|
The XK2 Class is a United States Army Transportation Corps S100 or USA 0-6-0T. Built to fit within the British loading gauge numbers of them were sent to the UK, Europe and other parts of the world during the second world war from 1942 to 1944. Like the S160 2-8-0 round 20 S100 USA Dock Tank Locos were sent to China from 1945 and were classed as XK2 on China Rail and were put to work on the Hangzhou Nanchang Railway in eastern China. But as more powerful Chinese built Steam Locomotives took over many of the S100 0-6-0T’s later found their way into industrial service, especially in the steel industry in North, East China at Steelworks at Anshan and Benxi. The last USA Tank locos in China came out service in the early 1990’s and only two survived. XK2 28 originally United States Army Transportation Corps No. 1430 is one of them and worked at Benxi Steel Works until 1992 and was placed into storage at Benxi along with several other steam locomotives ever since. But who knows it could be a candidate for preservation overseas or elsewhere in China some day?
|(USArmy) 2-8-0 No. KD6 487||Posted by: Russell Newman on May 8, 2021 @ 09:05:28|
KD6 487 is the only ex United States Transportation Corp. S160 Class 2-8-0 that is still in China today. 40 of the USATC S160 2-8-0’s where sent to China in 1945 and they were Classed as KD6 on China Rail and were modified after their arrival in China, gaining larger cabs and new chimneys more suited to the generous Chinese loading gauge. KD6 487 was the last S160, KD6 2-8-0 still in service in China finishing its working days at Pingzhuang opencast coal mine in late 1996 when she was replaced by the SY Class 2-8-2’s steam locomotives from Tangshan works. She remained at Pingzhuang until 2004 when she was saved for preservation by the Daqing mining company at Diaobingshan in Liaoning Province in northeast China. which operated the Tiefa system which is today operated as a heritage operation and one of China’s first standard gauge heritage railways and KD6 487 is part of their museum steam fleet. The other ex USATC S160 2-8-0 that worked in China as a KD6 to survive in preservation is No. 5197 formerly KD6 463 which is preserved in the UK and can be found at the Churnet Valley Railway.
|Queensland Government Railways 2-8-2 No. 218A||Posted by: Russell Newman on May 8, 2021 @ 09:05:13|
The ex United States Army Transportation Corps. and Queensland Government Railways Baldwin built S118 Class 2-8-2 No. 218A has become the first steam locomotive to bring steam back to the Zig Zag Railway since December 2011 after repairs from bush fire damage. No. 218A is now back in service following completion of a heavy overhaul and rebuild and has been turned out in a Green livery and has been undergoing test runs and will be hauling trains up the Zig Zag Railway again.
|SZD 0-10-0 No. Er787-66||Posted by: Brian Garvin on May 8, 2021 @ 04:05:08|
Translating the Russian with the photo on Parovoz it is for display there.
|SZD 0-10-0 No. Er796-43||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 13:05:14|
Reported in April 2021 to be coupled to an armoured tender.
|SZD 0-10-0 No. Er787-66||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 13:05:42|
Noted at Dolgaya station in March 2021 having not been recorded for a long time. Possibly in transit to an unknown destination.
|SZD 0-10-0 No. Eu683-32||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:37|
Reported operational in March 2021 with tender from Eu709-24
|SZD 2-10-0 No. L-3485||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:22|
Reported as operational in March 2021
|SZD 2-10-0 No. L-3051||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:48|
This loco had been off the radar for nine years, but was observed at Revda whilst in transit to an unknown destination on 10 April 2021
|SZD 2-10-0 No. L-2344||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:29|
Reported operational in March 2020
|SZD 2-10-0 No. L-2331||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:53|
ILFORD reports the tender is from L-2334.
|SZD 2-10-0 No. L-2094 (Running as L-2180)||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:20|
Reported operational in March 2021
|SZD 4-8-4 No. P36-0147||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:29|
Reported as operational at Moscow Podmoskovnaya Depot in March 2021.
|SZD 4-8-4 No. P36-0120||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:23|
Reported as operational in March 2021.
|SZD 2-6-2 No. Su250-74||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:23|
Reported as operational in March 2021.
|SZD 2-10-2 No. LV-0233||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:41|
The loco was reported as on loan to Samara Depot on 23 March 2021.
|SZD (USATC) 2-10-0 No. YeA-2780 (5479)||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:05|
After ten years without any reports as to the location or status of this loco, it has finally been found! Report from July 2018.
|SZD 2-10-0 No. L-2057||Posted by: Steve Frost, European Editor on May 6, 2021 @ 12:05:11|
Reported operational in March 2021
|Eastmoors Steelworks 0-6-0ST No. 18 'Jessie'||Posted by: Russell Newman on May 6, 2021 @ 06:05:41|
The ex Eastmoors Steelworks Hunslet built 48150 Class 0-6-0ST No. 18 "Jessie" has gone on a loan to the Dean Forest Railway to cover a motive power shortage there until June 2021.