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Lord Austin - an aristocrat amongst Locomotives

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The Moseley Railway Trust’s extensive collection of narrow gauge locomotives includes many built by the company of Motor Rail, who were based in Bedford.

Like many (all??) successful engineering businesses, Motor Rail understood the value of a robust and standardised product.

The control layout on this loco is different to a standard Motor Rail, and this has been known to catch out the unwary experienced driver.Lord Austin has spent a few days in the Aurora Works recently for a few minor repairs and adjustments.

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