Beale Railway commemorates park trustee Richard Howard

THE Alan Keef 0-6-0DH steam-outline loco delivered new to the 10¼in-gauge Beale Railway in February 2018 and named Howard is seen on March 10. 

Its identity is confirmed as Keef 103 of 2017, not as previously stated.

The terminus station is called Howard’s Halt, which like the loco, is named in memory of Richard Howard, who died in 2018. He was the chairman of the trustees of Child Beale Trust, which administers the park.

The railway is located in Beale Wildlife Park and Gardens, Lower Basildon, Pangbourne, Berkshire. 

It runs daily: 10.30-18.00 until September 30, and 10.30-17.00, October 1 to November 30.
PETER NICHOLSON

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