IN BRIEF

Steam Railway (UK) - - NEWS NEW-BUILD -

1759: Hav­ing forged the cou­pling rods for its NER 0-4-4T (SR483), the G5 Lo­co­mo­tive Com­pany has launched a ‘Pis­ton Plea’ to raise £18,000 for the pis­tons, their rods and rings, and the crossheads; email g5lo­co­mo­[email protected]

2999: For its first ap­pear­ance on Novem­ber 17/18 (SR485) ‘Saint’ 4-6-0 Lady of Leg­end is to mas­quer­ade as No. 2908 Lady of Qual­ity on one side and No. 2983 Redgaunt­let on the other.

82045: Stephenson En­gi­neer­ing of Manch­ester is forg­ing the ex­pan­sion links for the ‘3MT’, and the 82045 Steam Lo­co­mo­tive Trust has placed an or­der with the firm for the rest of the valve gear and the cou­pling rods.

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