Public debut for Bahamas

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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