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Weʼre raising £1,500 to Help to repair our vintage diesel locomotive

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One of the most popular locomotives in the collection at Apedale is the 1931-built Deutz. The only one of its kind in the UK, it has a large single cylinder horizontal diesel engine. It worked at a Sewage works in Dartford before being preserved, initially in Wales, then Cadeby, now at Apedale. The loco is owned by the Moseley Railway Trust, having been bequeathed to the Trust by its late owner, John Lucas. Always a real attraction and crowd-pleaser when operating, the loco was noted to have a "wobbly flywheel" when last operated. Investigation showed that one of the two large flywheels had a crack starting from a keyway in the hub. We need to fund the specialist weld repair of the crack. This will then mean that this wonderful old piece of industrial heritage can be seen running again at Apedale.

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    11

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 23, 2019

      always liked the Deutz, good luck

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 17, 2019

      £30.00

    • Michael Broadbent

      Michael Broadbent

      Apr 11, 2019

      Can't wait to see this loco back in action

      £20.00

    • Susan Grey

      Susan Grey

      Apr 4, 2019

      Looking forward to seeing the loco in action.

      £40.00

    • Alison Moran

      Alison Moran

      Mar 31, 2019

      £10.00

    • John Penny

      John Penny

      Mar 29, 2019

      £10.00

    • Jon Sharman

      Jon Sharman

      Mar 28, 2019

      £20.00

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