Ringing the loco changes at Richmond as Pixie arrives


OPERATIONAL O&K 0-4-0WT – identified as 3136/1908 and named Susan –has left Jeremy Martin’s Richmond Light Railway. 

It is now at Hollycombe Steam in the Country (formally Hollycombe Working Steam Museum), following its acquisition by a Hollycombe trustee. 

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O&K 0-4-0WT (identified as 3136/1908) pilots ex-Dinorwic Hunslet 0-4-0ST Jerry M during Hollycombe’s June 22-23 2019 Steam Festival. The Susan nameplates have been removed from the O&K with new Coco plates yet to be fitted. JAMES HAMILTON

The nameplates have been removed (they honoured a member of Jeremy Martin’s family) as have the works plates, the number on which might relate to the boiler rather than the loco. At Hollycombe it will be named Coco.

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