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One such was moving a loco which is a resident in the Heritage Centre’s museum building.

This is a fairly chunky loco, tipping the scales at 4 tonnes, and came to us from Calverton colliery.

Some temporary track was laid, and the loco pushed to its new resting place.This movement allowed a rare glimpse of the full glory of the backdrops, painted some years ago when the loco was put on display.

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