News from August 2008

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Statfold Barn Railway Enthusiasts Day 20/9/08

Statfold Barn Railway is pleased to announce details of the forthcoming Enthusiasts Day to be held on Saturday the 20th of Sept 2008 from 9 am until 4 pm.

We will have 12 narrow gauge locos and 1 standard gauge in steam.

They will be as follows:-

From Statfolds own “fleet”:-

HE 3902 of 1971 0-4-2ST Trangkil No 4
P 2050 of 1944 0-6-0ST Harrogate
HE 3903 of 2005 0-4-0ST Statfold
HE 3904 of 2006 0-4-0ST Jack Lane
HE 3905 of 2007 0-4-0ST Howard
O & K 1473 of 1905 0-4-4-0T Pakis Baru No 5
O & K 614 of 1900 0-4-0T Pakis Baru No 1
Krauss 4045 of 1899 0-4-2T Sragi No 1 (This is the first appearance of this engine)
WB 2820 of 1945 4-4-0T Isibutu

Visiting engines:-

Matheran Light Rly 0-6-0T 740 O & K 2343 of 1907
”Stanhope” 0-4-2ST KS 2395 of 1917 from The West Lancs Light Rly
“Jerry M” 0-4-0ST HE 638 of 1895 from Hollycombe

Standard Gauge:-

HL 3597 of 1926 0-4-0ST FD & E Co No 3

The following will be on static display:-

Narrow Gauge:-

Jung 4878 of 1930 0-4-4-0T Jatibarang No 9
Jung 2279 of 1914 0-4-4-0T Ceper Baru No 5
O & K 10750 of 1923 0-6-0T Sragi No 14 “Max” (In the course of restoration)

Standard Gauge:-

P 1530 of 1919 0-4-0 ST
AB 880 of 1902 0-4-0CT Glenfield

All engines subject to availability and circumstances beyond our control.

In addition there are a few diesels and other rolling stock!

There will be regular passenger trains and a demonstration goods train.

There will also be a mini Traction Engine Rally with over 12 road locos due to visit.

Statfold Barn Railway is a private railway which is open 3 times a year, strictly by Invitation only.

It is a dual gauge line (2 ft and 2 ft 6 ins) with a run of over 3 miles.
There is also a smaller 2ft line around an ornamental lake.

There is also a short standard gauge demonstration line.

This event will be our biggest yet and applications are now being received for attendance.

If anyone wishes to be considered for an invitation they should write to the address below (mentioning Narrow Gauge Heaven) to ask for one. In return we ask for a donation of £8 per head (Net proceeds are given to Charity)

Cheques should be made payable to “Friends of Statfold Barn Steam Railway”

Please note no one under 14 years of age I’m afraid.

If you are interested apply ASAP because we have a limit on numbers and the invitations go fast! Apply now to avoid disappointment!

Henry Noon
Statfold Barn Railway
Ashby Road
Tamworth
Staffs
B79 0BU

Posted by Henry Noon on 18 August 2008

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