sed30's Blog

Railways & other things

The Y14 Returns!

A good reason to visit the NNR.

Loco Yard

DSC00886

The North Norfolk Railways’ stalwart, the J15 has returned to the railway in its new (or should that be old guise of a Y14). The restoration, which commenced in July 2013 has finally been completed, with one of the most thorough overhauls the loco has ever had.Teases had been seen on the M&GN’s Facebook page throughout the entire restoration and she returned home on the 20th March…

DSC00879

Yesterday, I decided to visit the railway to see it on its first day, and what a striking transformation. The new blue paintwork is absolutely stunning, and even though it was a dull and wet day, was still able to shine with the brief spells of sunshine.

DSC00884

However, while the locomotive was certainly a sight to behold, a steam leak, and tight mechanisms meant that the locomotive was struggling to full the members and benefactors train for the three trips, with the class 37…

View original post 229 more words

Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: