THE Bahamas Locomotive Society’s stalwart Stanier ‘Jubilee’ No. 45596 Bahamas was due to be unveiled to society members and supporters on September 28 following the completion of its Heritage Lottery-funded overhaul at Tyseley Locomotive Works (TLW).The ‘5XP’, pictured on September 14, was then expected to make its in-steam public debut at TLW’s 50th anniversary open weekend over the next two days.
No date has yet been set for Bahamas’ return to main line operation. JOHN HILLIER
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