Work starts on single-chimney ‘9F’ at Grosmont – The Railway Magazine
STAFF at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s (NYMR) Grosmont MPD have wasted no time in getting to grips with the restoration of newly arrived BR ‘9F’ No. 92134, which arrived from the East Lancashire Railway (ELR) on April 23.
The 1957-built 2-10-0 is owned by Howard Self, and relocated from Bury to Grosmont by mutual agreement owing to the ELR’s inability to continue work on the loco until the spring of next year.
Much had already been completed on the loco’s bottom end, and the boiler passed its steam tests at LNWR Heritage, Crewe, in November. However, the ELR’s prior commitments would have meant the single-chimney ‘9F’ would not have returned to action until mid-2020 at the earliest. Work starts on single-chimney ‘9F’ at Grosmont – The Railway Magazine