Bury Standard 4 Group - Restoring 80097 and 46428

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Trials Update 23rd January 2019

    BR Standard Class 4 mt  2-6-4T  loco   No 80097   During the weekend of 5th / 6th January, more work continued on the loco, adjusting the springs, resealing…

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Trials Update 23rd January 2019

Workshop Update 4th January 2019

  BR Standard Class 4 mt  2-6-4T  loco   No 80097   The Group continued their preparations on the axles, springs and trucks ready for the lift. On the 20th December…

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Workshop Update 5th December 2018

  BR Standard Class 4 mt  2-6-4T  loco   No 80097   After the very successful first runs during the ELR’s Autumn Steam Gala, the loco was handed over to ELR…

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Workshop Update 5th December 2018

 

 

80097 is now completed and undergoing trials. She will then enter service with the East Lancashire Railway at Bury.

 

Our fund raising must continue to enable us to pay off the large loan we took out for the major boiler rebuild and also go towards ongoing maintenance of the loco.

 

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About 80097

80097

Our own 80097 was originally allocated to the Eastern Region at Plaistow in December 1954 and subsequently Tilbury and Stratford.…

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About 46428

46428

Built at Crewe Works and entered traffic on the 3rd December 1948. During its time with LMS and British Railways,…

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