On Wednesday November 4th, at last, clearance of scrub for this winter’s drainage improvement work alongside the trackbed was completed by Bob and Toby – who managed to burn the results despite steady rain. Everyone is very pleased to see
SRT members John Ridgway, James Hewett & Toby Robinson collected the newly-blasted and primed wagon bits from Coastground, Great Yarmouth recently. The frame and wheelsets have already gone to Peggs of Aldeburgh for re-sizing. All the rest is back in
The stripped 4-wheel ex-WD chassis loaded on a lorry on its way to Coastground of Yarmouth, where it is to be grit-blasted and primed – along with the wheelsets, coupling assemblies, brake gear and springs. After this it will travel to
The Southwold Railway Trust has taken delivery of two historic items of rolling stock from the Isle of Man – Manx Northern Railway Coach number 3 built in 1879 and the frames of steam locomotive No.7 Tynwald built in 1880.