11 December 2018.
under own steam for first time since May 1964. Photo M Tayler.
The aim of
this website is to provide information on: the history of 6989; the support groups and fundraising activity and how you can
help keep this magnificent engine in operation. 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
2 March 2019. 6989's first passenger
service since 1964 during exclusive 6989 Supporters' event. Photo M Tayler.
Subject to continued funding through shop sales, donations and subscriptions, 6989 will be commissioned
and run in during 2019 before being available for hire. Contact for hiring 'email@example.com'
14 October 2019 6989 deployed to Battlefield Line.
March 2019 6989 operates first passenger service since 1964.
December 2018 Formal in-frames steam test passed.