40 YEAR FIRST FOR RHEIDOL’S MATCHING PAIR
the Vale of rheidol railway turned out its first pair of matching liveried 2‑6‑2ts for 40 years on april 5. No. 8, fresh from winter maintenance (which included the concealment of its air pump ‑ Sr462) ran in tandem with classmate No. 1213 (No. 9). the railway’s third ‘prairie’, No. 7, is currently under overhaul.