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Welcome to the new Preserved Diesels Website!

Welcome to the new Preserved Diesels Website! Tim Farmer had the vision and created the Original Preserved Diesels Website back in 2001. The website was extremely popular and became the one stop shop to visit for news, gen, ...
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50 049 back on the Mainline 50 049 dragged D1062 from Kidderminster to Tyseley for Tyre Turning this afternoon.  The Western is in position inside the shed for the work to start tomorrow morning.  50 049 is now ...
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SDDT Update D8110 D8110 is currently undergoing a repaint into BR Green Livery in the PLOG shed at Buckfastleigh.  The small team undertaking the work hope to have it fully completed in time for the November Diesel Running ...
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26038 Work continues on 26038’s restoration at Cardiff.  A recent photo from Phil Jones: 37248 Work continues on back dating 37 248 to D6948 at Toddington and connecting up the fully overhauled boiler. A recent photo from Phil ...
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47 376 Matt Pickford’s photo of 47 376 prior to working a sound recording train on the 18th October: 50 017 An update from the Loco’s owner Dave Cunningham: Royal Oak now has most of it’s No 2 ...
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The South Devon Railway held their diesel gala last weekend, 5/6 November, which featured newly out shopped class 20 D8110, class 25 D7612, Class 33 33 002, Class 37 D6737 and various shunters including the Class 09 D3721. ...
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We’ve been sent another selection of images from last month’s diesel gala at the Severn Valley Railway, courtesy of Derek Clarke & Ian Gould. ...
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Tyne Yard on Tour .. 37250 moves to Wensleydale 37250 has moved from the Eden Valley Railway at Warcop to a new home on the Wensleydale Railway. It is hoped to have the Tractor back up and running ...
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Dates for the diary

Wensleydale November diesels The following engines are provisionally booked to work services at the Wensleydale Railway during November: 12th/13th – D9516 19th/20th – 33109 26th/27th – 20121 East Lancs – 2012 galas 7th Jan – Theme day 3rd ...
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Wensleydale Railway – the future of diesel workings

A statement from the Wensleydale Railway: “The Wensleydale Railway has responded to requests from enthusiasts in the 2012 season to provide additional days of diesel loco haulage.  As we reach the end of, and begin to evaluate the ...
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