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Quainton News Archive - Quainton News No. 100 - October 2008

BR(WR) Modified Hall Class 4-6-0 No. 6989 Wightwick Hall

New home for 6989


As a part of the plans for the Up Yard Shed and the movement of the Ivatt Locomotives to the Isle of Wight, it has been agreed that the 6989 Group will relocate the tender and locomotive to the ex-carriage and wagon shed. This will a allow work on the tender tank construction to proceed unhindered by stock movements in and out of the Down Yard Shed. It will also be much more efficient of the Group's time as they will not have to "commute" between the two sheds as they have done for the last couple of years.


Notes:
The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 2008 and so does not reflect events in the 6+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Reference:
New home for 6989 - Quainton News No. 100 - October 2008


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