THE Vale of Berkeley Railway (VofBR) project put on a good display of restored stock at the Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza, South Cerney airfield, from August 3-5.
Class 03 No. D2069 was present along with two Wickham rail trollies: Type 27A MkIII No. 7509 of 1956, restored in green, and diminutive 8S-type No. 156W (Wickham 4165 of 1948).
The latter, owned by Peter Nicholson, is on long-term loan to the VofBR, and has been undergoing extensive restoration from near scrap condition by volunteers since arrival at Sharpness in February 2017.
It is nearly complete, apart from engine ancillaries and some control levers, and has been a full nuts-and-bolts restoration.
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