861 – Back on Track

June 25, 2019
Following a noticeable drop-off in performance during last years final FETs (Footplate Experience Trains), 861 was transferred to the locomotive workshops at Belgrave to…

99.9% Garratt

June 24, 2019
The day creeps ever closer when we can strike a match and light the pile of oily rags for the first time. That's not…

Race to the Finish Line

March 28, 2019
It has been some time since we have had time to update you, and there has been a lot of action on our South…

A Giant Takes Shape

November 25, 2018
Progress abounds down in the Belgrave workshop, as the storage racking gets lighter and the engine gets heavier! Work in progress or completed to…

Would You Rather….?

September 25, 2018
The big question: How to grow traffic on the Lakeside-Gembrook section of the railway to keep up with demand and manage the capacity constraints.

Garratt Update To August ’18

September 19, 2018
Many parts and assemblies are finding their way onto the something which now distinctly resembles an NG/G16 class Garratt!

The NG/G16 Countdown Begins!

May 30, 2018
With a projected completion date of mid-2019, the race is on to get our re-gauged South African NG/G16 class Garratt assembled and tested. A…

NG/G News For Febuary

February 3, 2018
Over the past few months, we have been progressing a lot of different tasks, in order to keep the project moving along at a…

Master Plan

January 9, 2018
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