In 1975 the locomotive was moved to Crossleys Scrap Merchants at Shipley where it was restored to working order and used there until 1984. It is beleived to be the last commercially working steam locomotive in the UK. This locomotive is complete and the blue one in the pictures.
Andrew Barclay works no: 2015 built 1935. Supplied new to Central Portland Cement Company LTD. Following the withdrawal of the locomotive from service at their Houghton Regis plant in Bedfordshire in 1967 it then went in to Heritage Railway use. This is the locomotive you can see in the pictures that has been dismantled. All the major items appear to be there (chassis, boiler, tank, cab, connecting rods, chimney etc).
WE REQUEST PLEASE THAT ONLY SERIOUS BUYERS MAKE CONTACT. Please consider the haulage implications, the suitability of access to the property you would intend on storing the item, they weigh circa 25 tons, a section of track can be supplied by seperate negotiation if required. Please note prices may be subject to VAT at the current rate of 20%. The item "Steam Engine Locomotive Train.Thomas the Tank Engine" is in sale since Thursday, October 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Steam". The seller is "sophie*dotty" and is located in HASTINGS. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.