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Locomotives you might see on a visit to the Railway

Steam Locos | Other Locos

Desmond (Hunslet)

This 0-4-0 loco is based on a Welsh slate quarry loco.

The loco was a regular steamer at Bentley during the mid-1990s however spent some years idle due to its owner's failing health. The loco subsequently changed hands and ran frequently during 2012-2014 but was withdrawn after a routine boiler inspection.
It returned to service in 2017 until being withdrawn again in 2023 to undergo a further renovation to improve it's operational ability, returning to service in 2024 sporting a new Black colourscheme.

This is often seen training new drivers in the world of steam operation or helping to haul larger trains (seen here working with Basil).




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