828 – an update…

It looks like the six week period originally mentioned for Caledonian Railway 0-6-0 no. 828’s sojourn in the western midlands (on the Caley 828 Society’s website) has stretched a little. It does look as though last Sunday’s outing may have been its last for some time – the SVR’s website says it’s out of traffic for “tyre replacement”, and according to the current issue of the Railway Herald, it will be spending the winter at the SVR for “bottom end repair work”, before joining other celebrities in the “Steel, Steam and Stars” gala on the Llangollen Railway at the end of April next year. Sounds like one for the diary…

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