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J72 Returns Home


The J72 arrived back at Newbridge late on the 29th December, was off loaded first thing New Year's Eve, and steamed back to Grosmont on Monday 2nd January.

Video footage by Ian Hodgman.

We then have about 5 weeks to carry out a few annual maintenance checks before we return the engine to steam in time to run on the NYMR during the February half term holiday.

Other bookings for early season include:

  • NYMR 11th - 19th February (Half term shuttle service)
  • Severn Valley Railway 23rd - 25th March (3 to 5 steamings). Part of the Steam Railway Magazine Spring Gala. Details can be found in the special events section on the Severn Valley Railway web site.
  • Lincolnshire Wolds Railway 6th - 11th April (4 steamings). See Joem to star at 2012 Easter Steam Gala! on the special events section of the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway web site.
  • Barrow Hill 12th - 17th April (4 steamings) See The Fab 4 Steam Gala¬†in the news and events section¬†the Barrow Hill Roundhouse web site.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2012 23:24