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Historic Steam Loco travels from Africa to Apedale

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After some years of careful negotiation, the MRT reached agreement with AngloGold Ashanti of Ghana to repatriate a unique Hudswell Clarke “Class G” steam locomotive.

In more recent years, the museum at the mine closed and AngloGold Ashanti agreed to release the locomotive for repatriation to the UK.

A key factor in AngloGold Ashanti releasing the locomotive to the care of the MRT was a recognition that the MRT is an organisation dedicated to celebrating Industrial Narrow Gauge railways and therefore was ideally qualified to preserve and interpret the unique locomotive.

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