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30054 at Corfe Castle station
30053 at Corfe Castle station in 2007.
This Drummond M7 class 0-4-0T number 30053 was in Corfe Castle station which is on the Swanage Railway. The locomotive is owned by Drummond Locomotives Limited.

The Drummond M7 class 0-4-0T was built from 1897 to 1911 for the London and South Western Railway. This locomotive was built in 1905.

After this locomotive was withdrawn from BR, it was sold in 1967, to Steamtown which is in Bellows Falls in Vermont in the USA. After 20 years in the USA it came back to the UK in 1987.
30053 went to the Great Central Railways "The Big One" winter Gala in 2012.
The Swanage Railway is on Isle of Purbeck which is on the English south coast.  The railway takes its name from its southern terminus at the south coast seaside resort of Swanage. Car parking for any one coming by car is best at the northern terminus at Norden which is set up as park and ride station. The railways other stations are at Corfe Castle, Harman's Cross and Herston.
The railway to Swanage was operated by the London & South Western Railway Company and opened in 1885 .

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