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80097 August Update

9th August, 2022

   80097       August Update   Our loco 80097 was taken out of service in mid May when she blew a small boiler tube. As this was the second tube that had failed since the boiler rebuild in 2018, it was necessary for an insurance inspection…

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80097 July Update

12th July, 2022

    Since we shared the news of our loco 80097’s failure and the launch of our ‘Sponsor A Tube’ appeal, things have really moved on. We have been overwhelmed by the response to our appeal, with so many of our Supporters coming forward to…

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80097 July Update

80097 June Update

2nd July, 2022

The Bury Standard 4 Group has been devastated to find out out that our loco, 80097, has failed with a split steam tube. This is the second tube to fail within three years following the full boiler rebuild which was carried out by a specialist…

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Group Update 23 May 2022

23rd May, 2022

BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   Our loco 80097 returned to service after her winter overhaul on 23rd April. After a couple of weeks running we found that the steam brake needed further attention and she was withdrawn so that this could…

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Group Update 23 May 2022

Bury Steam Locomotive Co. Ltd. AGM

5th April, 2022

                                                                  Bury Steam locomotive Co. Ltd.                                                                                        Company Reg. No. 01899751 Registered office: …

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Workshop Update 8th March

8th March, 2022

      BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   While the railway was shut down for January and part of February, we took the opportunity for 80097 to have winter maintenance, which is being done by Alan, Carl, Nigel, Christian and Matt.…

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Workshop Update 8th March

Group Update 10th January 2022

10th January, 2022

  A Happy New Year to all our Members and Supporters.   During December quite a few of our team were involved in the ELR Santa trains but there had still been some restoration activity happening behind the scenes.     BR Standard Class 4   …

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Workshop Update 8th November 2021

8th November, 2021

  BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   80097 continues to be regularly rostered on the ELR on both service and dining trains.   She is maintained by the small team of Alan, Carl and Matt.       Ivatt ‘Mogul’  Class 2…

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Workshop Update 8th November 2021

Group Update 18th October 2021

18th October, 2021

  BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   80097 continues to be regularly rostered on the ELR on both service and dining trains.   She is maintained by the small team of Alan, Carl and Matt.       Ivatt ‘Mogul’  Class 2…

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Group Update 5th August 2021

5th August, 2021

    BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   80097 continues to be a mainstay in the ELR rosters and runs regularly on both service and dining trains now that the railway is on five day running.   The small team of Alan,…

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Group Update 5th August 2021