This year’s gala saw the return to public operation of both our Terrier tank “Martello” and our quarry Hunslet “Gwynedd”.
This video by Suffolk Steam captures the railway operations on the first day.
The overhaul and return to steam of Victorian tank engine ‘Martello’ (LBSC A1X No. 662) is our most recent and high profile project at Bressingham. The engine had an active career up to 2011, visiting many preserved railways on hire but unfortunately had to retire from traffic early due to a number of problems with its boiler.
Now the plan to restore this engine and re-instate standard gauge steam passenger rides is almost complete. Continue reading