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FRIENDS OF 6989 WIGHTWICK HALL

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Departing Shrewsbury with Cambrian Coast Express in May 1960. From the K Jones Collection.
 
Friends of 6989 "Wightwick Hall"

For a minimum contribution of £5 a month you can become a 'Friend of 6989 Wightwick Hall'. You will receive regular newsletters to keep you up-to-date with the operation of the loco and an invitation to an Annual 6989 Open Day. To join  please:
Pick up a leaflet in the Visitor Centre at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre.
Or
Write to Chris Tayler at: Hon Treasurer 6989 Group, Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Station Road, Quainton, Aylesbury, Bucks,     HP22 4BY.
Or
email Chris on christayler1@virginmedia.com
 

 

THE SALES COACH:

The sales team works from a mark 2 coach body placed outside our restoration shed. We sell a mixture of new and second hand goods plus craft items donated by our supporters as well as a number of second hand railway books. We try to specialise in children’s toys and second hand tools. If you can help in either of these areas, especially with tools, all donations are welcome. Please contact Chris Tayler as above. As with all groups we are short of volunteers to man the shop and would welcome assistance in this area. If you could spare a few hours on a Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday, please contact Chris on the above number or email address.

DONATIONS

Refurbishment of the boiler will cost more than our currently available funds so progress on this will be directly determined by the funds we can raise. Any donations will shorten the time we will take to complete the work and will of course be very welcome. Donations should be made out to QRS Ltd (6989 Group) and sent to Mr C Tayler, Treasurer 6989 Group, Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Station Road, Quainton, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP22 4BY.  

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Swindon Works 28th May 1961. 6989 alongside Caxton Hall. Copyright Photo FG Steinle, reproduced kind permission Peter Sedge.

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Backing out of Paddington on 26th September 1961 having brought in the 06:30 Hereford train. She subsequently headed the 11:30 Worcester train. R.J Blenkinsop.

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From Pen and Sword book Biography of British Train Travel by Don Benn. Reproduced with kind permission of Don Benn. Copyright Don Benn.

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Swindon Works 29th March 1953. Photo Anon.