Locomotive Works News

Current locomotive overhaul/restoration/new-build projects

SE&CR No.323 'Bluebell' - Steve Lee - 7 May 2016

SE&CR P-class No. 323 ‘Bluebell’
Follow progress with the rapid overhaul of our flagship loco here

SR Q-class 541 - Mike Esau, 1983

SR Maunsell Q-class No. 541
Follow progress on the overhaul here

SR Schools, Stowe

SR Schools Class No. 928 ‘Stowe’
Follow progress on the overhaul on the Maunsell Locomotive Society website

SE&CR H-class 263 - Richard Salmon - August 1996

SE&CR H-class No. 263
Follow progress with the overhaul here

SE&CR No.27

SE&CR P-class No. 27
The Little Loco Group’s Facebook Page, and frequent updates on the Project 27 Blogspot.
See also News from the early days of the project (2012-15) and on the Little Loco Group web site

Atlantic Project

LBSCR Marsh H2-class Atlantic No. 32424 ‘Beachy Head’
See the latest news from our new-build project

BR 2MT 78059/84030

BR Standard 2 tank No. 84030
Details and news of this restoration/conversion project and Archive News (2006-2018)

92240 at Kingscote - Mike Esau - 26 August 1996

BR 9F Class No. 92240
Fundraising news reports on the AWAKE THE GIANT page, and on their Facebook Group and Facebook Page


Other Loco News:


Recently completed projects

34059 Sir Archibald Sinclair - Andrew Strongitharm - 21 April 2009

BR(S) Rebuilt Bulleid Battle of Britain No. 34059 ‘Sir Archibald Sinclair’
News from the Bulleid Society.
Returned to service November 2023, although its repaint will not be completed until February 2024.

72 at Horsted Keynes - Neil Munro-Thomson - 11 February 2023

LB&SCR “Terrier” No. 72 ‘Fenchurch’
Following its overhaul, this 150-year-old locomotive is now back in service (January 2023).
You can see the full story of its overhaul, here

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