Wadebridge Locomotive

Last steaming before overhaul

Sunday 6th March was the last occasion that Wadebridge was in steam before she will have an extensive overhaul. She was rostered to run two afternoon trips with The Countryman train.

Wadebridge at Alresford on loop ahead of her final trip before her overhaul. 6th March 2016 14:26

On her last run she left Alresford at 14:48 and arrived at Alton at 15:23. She started the return journey at 15:51 and completed the task at 16:22. After moving the coaches to a siding she returned to Ropley.

Wadebridge at Alton preparing for her last run until after her overhaul. Sunday 6th March 2016 15:38

Wadebridge is now at Ropley where she will be covered with a tarpaulin whilst she waits for her turn to be overhauled.

Wadebridge has been in service for the last 10 years but now her boiler certificate has run out.

We have sufficient funds to start the overhaul but we need your help to finish the tender and a timely return of the locomotive to steam.  Should you wish to make a donation to Wadebridge, please use the Wadebridge 34007 Overhaul and Tender Fund form. You may also consider leaving a gift to the Wadebridge Locomotive in your will. See Legacies for further information.

Wadebridge at Alresford just before her return to Ropley at the end of 10 years service. Sunday 6th March 2016 17:40