13 January 2019.
being applied to running plate.
The aim of this website is to provide information
on: the history of 6989; progress of the restoration; the support groups and fundraising activity and how you can help put
this magnificent engine back in steam. Look in regularly, we update at least twice per month. We
regularly place new pictures around the website.
Any contribution can be sent to the webmaster at email@example.com
Subject to continued funding through sales activity and general donations, 6989
will be commissioned and run in during 2019 before being made
available for hire.Why not do your bit for posterity and help us along the last lap to put this magnificent locomotive
back in steam?
December 2018 formal in-frames steam test passed.
11 December 2018. 6989 moves under own
power for the first time since May 1964. Photo M Tayler.
Principal Officers of the 6989 Restoration Group Committee:
Rod Wallis Chairman
Chris Tayler Hon Treasurer
Jones Chief Engineer
Jeff Jackson Hon