Southern Locomotives Ltd

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Southern Locomotives Ltd is an organisation that restores, maintains and runs steam locomotives. It is based at Herston, Swanage, Dorset. The Patron of the organisation is the actor Edward Fox.[1]


Number Class Built Rebuilt Withdrawn Status Current Location Photograph Notes
34010 Sidmouth SR West Country class 4-6-2 Sept 1945 Feb 1959 Mar 1965 Under Restoration Herston Works and Swanage Railway Hook Ocean Liner express geograph-2967269-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg Being restored from scrapyard condition.
34028 Eddystone SR West Country class 4-6-2 Apr 1946 Aug 1957 May 1964 Under Overhaul Herston West Country class 34028 Eddystone at Hastings, Ashford 150.jpg
34053 Sir Keith Park SR Battle of Britain class 4-6-2 Jan 1947 Nov 1958 Oct 1965 Operational Swanage Railway 34053 Sir Keith Park at Bridgnorth.jpg Moved from its previous base at the Severn Valley Railway to the Swanage Railway in January 2018. Boiler Ticket Expires: 2022
34070 Manston SR Battle of Britain class 4-6-2 Nov 1947 - Aug 1964 Overhaul underway Tyseley Bullied Light Pacific 34070 Manston (9687923598).jpg Recently withdrawn from service following collision with 80104 on Swanage Railway due to damage received.
34072 "257 Squadron" SR Battle of Britain class 4-6-2 Apr 1948 - Jun 1964 Operational Swanage Railway 34072 257 Squadron.jpg Recently returned to service following the completion of its recent overhaul. Boiler Ticket Expires: 2027
80104 BR Standard 4 2-6-4T Mar 1955 N/A Jul 1965 Operational Swanage Railway BR Standard Class 4 80104 (9687923192).jpg
Norman Hunslet Austerity 0-6-0ST ? 1943 N/A - Operational Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway

Locomotives sold by Southern Locomotives Ltd[edit]



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