Gelert back in steam as 18-loco opener kicks off Statfold Barn’s new season – The Railway Magazine
STATFOLD Barn Railway’s open day on March 24 presented 18 locomotives in steam, together with the diesel ‘Goose’ railcar and battery-electric Burton and Ashby Light Railway Tram No. 14 in operation.
The significant development of the museum building (ex-Grain Store), unveiled to invited guests during inauguration of Statfold Narrow Gauge Trust on March 10 (RM April), was also opened to a wider audience.
Joining 17 steam locos from the Statfold collection was Welsh Highland Heritage Railway-based Bagnall 0-4-2T Gelert (3050/1953), in steam for the first time since 2013, following overhaul. Gelert back in steam as 18-loco opener kicks off Statfold Barn’s new season – The Railway Magazine