Spring Gala March 17th/18th 2012 10 am – 5 pm
Locomotives confirmed to be appearing are listed below, a timetable should be on our website over the weekend of the 10/11th March. Unfortunately due to further work been found during the locomotives respective overhauls the steam crane & Sentinel locomotives planned to appear will most likely not now be ready to be in steam in time for the event.
Confirmed locomotives in operation:-
W G Bagnall 0-4-0st No. 2842 “No.2” former Kent Power Company locomotive.
W G Bagnall 0-4-0st No. 2648 “Linda” former Dunlop No.6 locomotive.
Robert Stevenson Hawthorn 0-6-0t No.7684 “Nechells No.4” former Nechells power station locomotive.
Hunslet 0-6-0t No.3783 “Darfield No.1” former Darfield colliery locomotive will be appearing as Hunslet 0-6-0t No.1451 “Holly Bank No.3” a long since scrapped local Holly Bank colliery locomotive.
Andrew Barclay 1223 0-4-0st “Colin McAndrew” former contractors locomotive ( Built 1911)
plus heritage diesel locomotive(s) may be seen seen shunting in the yard/station areas.
An intensive service with Passenger and Freight and/or Coal demonstration trains plus a brake van shuttle are planned and possibly a double header special as well as the Narrow Gauge Line (small extra charge), Accredited Museum, new improved Model Railway, Gift shops and Tea Room (Sunday Carvery available £4.95- booking advised 01543 452623 ask for Craig/Jenny The Sidings plus locally made Ice Cream in a full range of flavours including jersey cream & liquorice available at Chasewater Heaths Station).
All loco’s subject to availability, price for gala tickets Adult £5.95 Child £2.95 (Valid for travel all day) no concessions or HRA passes on gala days.
We look forward to welcoming you to Chasewater Railway soon.