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Kilmersdon rededicated after major overhaul

During the Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Gala, a short ceremony was held at Ropley unveiling Kilmersdon’s nameplate to mark the completion of the overhaul. In the photo above, Roger Hardingham, S&DRT Locomotive Director (left) and…

53808 ready for service again after repairs

Following a superheater fault which occurred during the Autumn Steam Gala last weekend, repairs have been carried out very promptly and with a steam test having now taken place, the loco is ready for service…

Kilmersdon in steam once again!

Following the boiler inspector passing Kilmersdon on the stage 2 boiler exam, it was time to ‘give it a go’! [Video by Roger Hardingham.]