British Railways 4-6-0 No. 75069
Bridgnorth, Shropshire, UK
Location: Severn Valley Railway
Status: Operational
Posted: Jul 11, 2022 @ 14:07:41 by Russell Newman
BR Standard 4MT 4-6-0 No. 75069 will be visiting the Spa Valley Railway as their star visiting locomotive for their 25th Anniversary Gala from the 26th to 29th of August 2022. This visit will be a bit of a home coming as in steam days in the 1950s and 60s No. 75069 visited Tunbridge Wells West during her service days with British Railways.
Posted: Apr 2, 2022 @ 14:04:19 by Russell Newman
BR Standard 4MT 4-6-0 No. 75069 is to visit the West Somerset Railway as their second visiting locomotive for their Spring Steam Gala over the 5th to 8th of May 2022. No. 75069 last visited the West Somerset Railway 28 years ago and this will be a welcome return for the locomotive.
Posted: Mar 8, 2022 @ 04:03:24 by Jack Spencer
75069 will be visiting the Epping Ongar Railway for their 10th Anniversary gala on 2nd-5th June. Not only will this be 75069s first visit away from the Severn Valley since 1994, but also the first Standard class 4 tender engine to run on the EOR in preservation, although Standard class 4 tank 80072 visited in 2016.
Posted: Dec 10, 2018 @ 12:12:44 by Russell Newman
BR Standard 4MT 4-6-0 No. 75069 was steamed for the very first time since 1994 for its steam test today. The locomotive is in its final stages of its overhaul at Bridgnorth and will be completed at the end of 2018. It will under go test runs and final painting in BR Lined Black livery before entering traffic in 2019.