The Mid Norfolk Railway Steam Gala on Friday 23rd June 2017

0-6-0ST 'Ugly'

0-6-0ST Ugly

0-6-0ST 'Ugly', on Friday 23th June 2017 in Derham yard .
This locomotive was a late change to the Gala. The locomotive and had came from the Spa Valley Railway.
This locomotive was built in 1950 for Stewarts & Lloyds Ltd in Corby, Northamptonshire. There were 9 in its class. They were  known as ‘Uglies’ because of their short saddle tank's and large, raised firebox's.
0-6-0ST 'Ugly' and GWR 0-6-0PT 9466
0-6-0ST 'Ugly' and GWR 0-6-0PT 9466 leave Dereham station on Friday 23th June 2017  on the the first train of the day.
0-6-0ST 'Ugly' came off at Thuxston and returned to Derham.
GWR 0-6-0PT 9466
GWR 0-6-0PT 9466 on Friday 23rd June 2017 about to leave Thuxton Mid-Norfolk Railway station.
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The Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust
It was only around 1995 that The Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust started to restore this line between Dereham and Wymondham. It now has 17.5 miles of track (11.5 miles is in use) which when its is all in use, will be one of longer preserved railways in the UK. A lot of the other preserved railways had already had a twenty year start when they started.
Trains run now between Dereham and Wymondham. The next section from Dereham to County School is next. There is a even longer term aim to reach as far as Fakenham. The way they are going, they may well get there.
The Mid-Norfolk Railway has a ever growing collection of heritage diesels, carriages and wagons which just gets bigger each year. When you go back you can see what has been done since last time you came.
Some of other the preserved railways have had things that have been ongoing for years, not The Mid-Norfolk Railway it just gets them done.
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Today Virgin East Coast, GBRf, Virgin and Frist Great Western are just some of the names on the trains. These names keep changing, but that means I have to keep taking photos. I also take photos of preserved railways with steam diesel and electric trains.There is lots more to add and I keep taking More!