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Colne Valley Railway Diesel Gala 2012 Just a short note to let you know that the Colne Valley Railway’s diesel gala in 2012 will be on Sunday 25th March. In response to requests from enthusiasts we will be ...
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50 017 Royal Oak Loco Owner Dave Cunningham and his team of volunteers are currently completing the repaint of 50 017 into original Network South East livery.  The work has been taken place over the past 14 months ...
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Diesel Engine Secured by LMS 10000 Project The Ivatt Diesel Recreation Society has successfully reached a major milestone by securing an English Electric 16SVT Diesel engine for use in its recreation of the historic LMS 10000 locomotive. Locomotive ...
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This week the railway has welcomed three additions to its fleet. 03 119 has arrived from the West Somerset Railway, and has been unloaded at North Weald. The team have been fitting new starter motors to this, and ...
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To clear most of the backlog in our inbox here are a few photos taken in the last 2-3 months. D1010 & 37275 photos courtesy of Joe Bloggs: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joe_bloggs_railway_photos Swanwick & 31144 photos courtesy of Bill Pizer 37250 ...
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D8059 on SVR PWay Duties D8059 was utilised on PWay Dtuies on Friday 9th December on one of the initial positioning moves in conjunction with the forthcoming relaying works at Foley Park early next year.  D8059 will remain ...
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Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The Preserved Diesels Team would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you to everyone who has supported and contributed to this site over the past year.  We hope that ...
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Cheddleton Chris Moxon has supplied the following update and photos from Cheddleton: 33021 Captain Charles stabled in the bay at Cheddleton.  This loco remains the railway’s only operating mainline diesel and has recently seen unexpected use as a ...
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47 596 Test Run 47 596 successfully underwent a loaded lest run on 2nd January 2012 with 2 locos and six coaches in tow some 400+ tonnes on the 14:00 Dereham – Wymondham Abbey.  This was the first run out ...
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MRC Diesels A selection of photos from Derek Clarke taken at Swanwick Junction 08/01/12: 33 053 David Warwick’s photos of 33 053 top and tailing Black 5 45379 due to rail conditions on Sunday 15th January 2012.  More ...
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