13 January 2019.
being applied to running plate.
The aim of this website is to provide information
on: the history of 6989; progress of the restoration; the support groups and fundraising activity and how you can help put
this magnificent engine back in steam. Look in regularly, we update at least twice per month. We
regularly place new pictures around the website.
Any contribution can be sent to the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org
Principal Officers of the 6989 Restoration Group Committee:
Rod Wallis Chairperson
Jeff Jackson Hon Secretary
Tayler Hon Treasurer
Charlie Jones Chief Engineer
11 December 2018. 6989 moves under own
power for the first time since May 1964. Photo M Tayler.
to continued funding through shop sales, donations and subscriptions, 6989 will be commissioned and run in during 2019 before
being available for hire.
11 December 2018 Formal in-frames steam test passed.
3 March 2019 Public launch event at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre. Tickets
available via the BRC Website.
2019 - 6989 Restoration Group Annual Meeting.