Farewell, ‘Eustace Forth’

Farewell, ‘Eustace Forth’

On Thursday 13th February 0-4-0 saddle tank ‘Eustace Forth’ departed the N-LR, after her loan period came to an end. We’ve loved having her here over the last 8-9 months. She’s performed faultlessly throughout and was a pleasure for our crews...
Ex-Wicksteed Park loco arrives at NLR for restoration

Ex-Wicksteed Park loco arrives at NLR for restoration

Ex-Irchester Quarries loco No.9 arrived at the NLR in February. The engine stood in Irchester recreation ground from 1969 to 1979 and was a popular feature of the Wicksteed Park playground from 1979 to 1992. Its new owner has now begun dismantling the engine ready for its restoration to operational condition.