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Axe - the trials begin - Tuesday 6th January

Jan
06
2009

No sooner had Axe arrived back at Woody Bay from Gartells, then the work of preparing the L&Bs first owned steam locomotive for the 2009 season began in ernest.  Today saw the first movement out of Woody Bay - light engine to Killington Lane for the first of many running-in trips along the restored length of L&B track.

(Words and pictures courtesy of Tony Nicholson)


 

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'Axe' in Motion

Aug
03
2007

The Lynton & Barnstaple's Kerr Stuart Joffre Class locomotive 'Axe' is now another step closer to completion, with a successful test run of the chassis on compressed air.

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