Wadebridge was at the Great Dorset Steam Fair on 25th August 2017. Wadebridge was still renumbered as 34019 (Bideford) and appeared weathered. Here are two links to photographs from the event.

K Hardy Railway Photography

Southern Road Steam Photography

There is also a YouTube Video by Aiden Strand covering all of the Steam Fair. Wadebridge is seen after 10 minutes and again after 31 minutes.

Wadebridge will feature as part of the commemoration of 50 years since the era of stream trains ended at Eastleigh on 15th and 16th July 1027.

Wadebridge will be renumbers as Bideford for this event. For further information visit Eastleigh Celebration of Steam

Wadebridge last steaming

Wadebridge on the morning of the last day of steaming

Whilst the locomotive is awaiting its overhaul work is continuing with the tender. The picture shows one of the six horn stays which are fitted to the frames. A test fitting of an axlebox has recently been undertaken. More details can be found on the Mid Hants Railway's Roply blog.