July 30th & 31st – Plus Darfield in – one out

RSH 0-6-0t No.7684 “Nechells No.4”

This weekend 30/31st July will see RSH 0-6-0t Nechells No.4 in steam on our service trains
One in/ One out
Darfield at Bolton Abbey on the Embsay Railway
  © Copyright Dr Neil Clifton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
We are pleased to announce a new arrival at Chasewater Railway which will see Hunslet 0-6-0st No.3783 of 1953 “Darfield No.1” coming for an extended stay on loan by kind agreement of it’s owner and will be delivered by road from it’s regular base at the Llangollen Railway very shortly. This locomotive is now planned to be included in the upcoming September Gala line up and will then see regular service alongside the home fleet. Unfortunately though it is goodbye to long term resident Andrew Barclay 0-4-0st Wks.No.1964 which has been sold by it’s owner. The big Barclay under the care of it’s new owner will be moving to a new home when it’s annual boiler exam has been undertaken at Chasewater.
The ‘big’ Barclay – 1964/1929, also known at Chasewater as ‘701’ – goodbye and thank you!
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