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British Railways (Southern Railway) 4-6-2 No. 35009 (21C9) 'Shaw Savill'Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 25, 2021 @ 05:10:18
The ex Southern Railway rebuilt Builleid Merchant Navy Class Pacific No. 35009 "Shaw Savill" is currently located at Riley & Son Engineering Ltd. at Heywood in Lancashire where it is being overhauled and rebuilt to mainline standards with the hope she will be in steam in 2024.

Ji Tong Railway 2-10-2 No. QJ 6988Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 25, 2021 @ 05:10:09
Having hailed its final trains on the Iowa Interstate Railroad over the last weekend, ex China Rail and Jitong Railway QJ Class 2-10-2 No. 6988 has now been taken out of service and has now joined sister QJ 7081 in storage in Newton, Iowa where the locomotive with have its 1,472-day inspection.

London Midland & Scottish Railway 4-6-0 No. 5305 45305 'Alderman A E Draper'Posted by: Jack Spencer on Oct 25, 2021 @ 01:10:36
Unfortunately 45305 has now been withdrawn from service after her extended boiler ticket came to an end yesterday. It will be a while before she steams again, with 777 and 70013 already undergoing overhauls. But a mainline return is on the cards for her next stint of operation.

Florida & Atlantic RR 2-6-2 No. 18Posted by: Matthew Lee Lapp on Oct 24, 2021 @ 21:10:58
The locomotive is now part of the collection of the Sioux City Railroad Museum in Sioux City, Iowa with Great Northern 4-6-2 Pacific No. 1355. It arrived there today.

ZPC Janikowwo 0-6-0T No. TKh100-5Posted by: ronaldFERGUSON on Oct 24, 2021 @ 13:10:16
When I visited this ite in 2001, this loco was already in an open wagon in pieces. I was told that it how it had arrived, and so it may never has existed here as a complete loco.

PKP 2-10-0 No. Ty45-345Posted by: ronaldFERGUSON on Oct 24, 2021 @ 13:10:13
intact on site Sept 2001

PKP (DR) 2-10-0 No. Ty5-16(50.1029)Posted by: ronaldFERGUSON ferguson on Oct 24, 2021 @ 10:10:26
Ty5-16 was inside the roundhouse in September 2001 but not positioned suitably for photographs. It appeared to be in reasonable condition.

PKP 2-8-2 No. Pt47-10Posted by: Dale W Fickes on Oct 23, 2021 @ 14:10:22
It may be worth the last contributor reading my 2020 notes relating to No. Pt47-101 which gives more up to date, and reliable, information. Polish informants have no knowledge of No. Pt47-10 being extant.

British Railways 2-6-4T No. 80078Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 23, 2021 @ 10:10:40
The BR Standard 4MT 2-6-4T No. 80078 has left the Mid Norfolk Railway and is now visiting the Swanage Railway over the festive season as extra motive power for their Santa Specials and their Steam and Lights Trains over Christmas. After this the locomotive will return to its private site base in Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex for its winter maintenance before returning to the Mid Norfolk Railway for the 2022 season.

PKP 2-8-2 No. Pt47-10Posted by: ronald FERGUSON on Oct 23, 2021 @ 06:10:37
I have notes provided (on 4Oct2000) by curator at Kreszowice that show this locomotive (as pictured on site) as Pt47 101 (not 10). My own photo shows the number as 101. Could this be the loco which appears as Pt47 101 in the database, an whose hostory does not appear to overlap the "Pt47-10"

Hasard Coal Mine 0-4-0T No. 336APosted by: Matthew Gardner on Oct 22, 2021 @ 16:10:24
Locomotive is located at Allentown & Auburn Railroad in Topton PA, and has undergone a lot of work in the last year. A new boiler has been rolled, the engine has been dismantled, and now is in the reassembly stage. It will run again not too long from now if everything pans out as is looking.

Carbon Limestone Co. 0-4-0T No. 9Posted by: Matthew Gardner on Oct 22, 2021 @ 16:10:57
This engine is very likely the last narrow gauge engine built for domestic use.

Santee River Hardwood Co. Heisler - 2 truck No. 3Posted by: Matthew Gardner on Oct 22, 2021 @ 16:10:39
This locomotive, along with heisler at the Silver Creek & Stevenson Railroad in Illinois were the first engines to run the line when the railroad ran steam engines. They were retired when the trains became too big, and were replaced with the prairie and the East Broad Top 6. Also, this engine is no longer at this location. She has been sold to the Southern Forest Heritage Museum in Longleaf Louisiana. Please change Location

Ji Tong Railway 2-10-2 No. QJ 6988Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 22, 2021 @ 13:10:07
The ex China Rail and Jitong Railway QJ Class 2-10-2 No. 6988 is to make her final runs on the Iowa Interstate Railroad this weekend. The locomotive one of three ex China Rail and Jitong Railway QJ Class 2-10-2 locomotives to be preserved in the United States of America has been running on the Iowa Interstate Railroad with her sister QJ 7081 since leaving China back in April 2006 following the end of steam on the Jitong Railway in December 2005. 6988 will be hauling a freight train between its home in Newton and South Amana, Iowa and back. After this the locomotive will join 7081 in storage until a overhaul on both locomotives can be carried out.

Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers 0-4-0ST No. 'Tom Parry'Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 22, 2021 @ 13:10:15
The former Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers Andrew Barclay built 0-4-0ST Works No. 2015 "Tom Parry" has now left the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway and has been relocated to the West Somerset Railway where it is now under restoration at their workshops at Williton.

Moscow, Camden & St. Augustine Ry 2-6-0 No. 201Posted by: on Oct 21, 2021 @ 18:10:32
I visited the ES&NA a few months ago now, and the 201 has been removed from the railroad to Reading Railroad in AR for cosmetic restoration.

Great Western Railway 2-6-2T No. 5199Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 21, 2021 @ 14:10:53
The ex GWR Large Prairie 2-6-2T No. 5199 located now at the West Somerset Railway at Minehead in Somerset where it will remain for now.

London & North Eastern Railway 4-6-2 No. 60009 (4488, 9) 'Union of South Africa'Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 21, 2021 @ 11:10:35
With the A4 now sadly out of service for good No. 60009 "Union of South Africa" has been on display during the East Lancashire Railway’s recent Autumn Steam Gala. The Railway has announced that Number 9 will be on display again at Bury Bolton Street Station on the 6th and 7th November 2021 for people to take photographs. Before she is moved to another location for static display.

Bure Valley Railway 2-6-2 No. 7 'Spitfire'Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 21, 2021 @ 05:10:49
With its new boiler now fitted and its overhaul complete the Bure Valley Railway’s 15inch gauge ZB Class 2-6-2 No. 7 "Spitfire" is now returning home to the Bure Valley Railway at Aylsham in Norfolk along with a spare boiler from North Bay Engineering Services.

JNR 2-8-2 No. D51-103Posted by: Brian Garvin on Oct 20, 2021 @ 12:10:40
Location is 5-6 Motomachi, SL Park. Postcode 740-0012

JNR 2-6-0 No. C50-125Posted by: Brian Garvin on Oct 20, 2021 @ 02:10:07
Location is 1 Chome-Minamimmachi. Postcode 742-0031 close to Yamai Station Hotel on South Side of station.

SAR 2-6-2+2-6-2 No. 60Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 19, 2021 @ 11:10:31
The having completed its test runs the ex South African Railways Hanomag (Hannover-Linden) built NGG16 Class 2-6-2+2-6-2 Garratt No. 60 is now back in service and will soon be hauling its first passenger trains in the UK for the very first time soon.

London Midland & Scottish Railway 4-6-2 No. 6233 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'Posted by: Jack Spencer on Oct 19, 2021 @ 06:10:32
It seems as if repairs to Duchess of Sutherland are now complete as the loco is due to take a test run from Butterley to Tyseley on Thursday 21st October.

SZD 0-10-0 No. Er785-51Posted by: ILFORD on Oct 19, 2021 @ 05:10:41
The photo shown is not at Rzhev. The loco is on display at Rzhev station, between the platform and the station building.

Great Western Railway 4-6-0 No. 7812 'Erlestoke Manor'Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 18, 2021 @ 15:10:39
The overhaul on former GWR Manor Class 4-6-0 No. 7812 "Erlestoke Manor" is now in its final stages as the boiler has passed a successful steam test and will soon be lifted back onto the frames of the locomotive for final completion.

SAR 2-6-2+2-6-2 No. 60Posted by: Russell Newman on Oct 18, 2021 @ 14:10:11
The overhaul on the ex South African Railways Hanomag (Hannover-Linden) built NGG16 Class 2-6-2+2-6-2 Garratt No. 60 has now been completed and the locomotive has strated undergoing test runs on the Vale of Rheidol Railway before entering service soon.

SZD 0-8-0 No. Op-7587Posted by: Brian Garvin on Oct 18, 2021 @ 13:10:15
Having done some searches I have found clear photos if the loco at Scherbinka and it is clearly Op.

SZD 0-8-0 No. Op-7587Posted by: Erik Newland on Oct 18, 2021 @ 07:10:18
I also thought that this picture of the locomotive made it look like it was numbered as a class Od, but watching videos of the locomotive, it is clearly labelled ‘Op’.

SZD 0-10-0 No. ESH-4161Posted by: Brian Garvin on Oct 16, 2021 @ 03:10:18
Photo shows number to be 4161.

SZD 0-10-0 No. ESH-4161Posted by: Brian Garvin on Oct 16, 2021 @ 03:10:51
Loco number in photo is 4161.
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