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A Narrow Gauge Survivor

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One of the Kerr Stuarts in service during the conflict On the centenary of the outbreak of the war to end all wars, we take a look at one veteran of the conflict that is once again in fine fettle.

The last time we mentioned our Kerr Stuart Joffre locomotive was back in February, when the casting for its new cylinder had just left the foundry.

On test with new cylinder As to the Kerr Stuart (No 3014 of 1916), several months of work have seen the cylinder firstly stress-relieved and then machined to the original drawings, a task involving many weeks of painstaking work, any error in which would see the new casting written-off.

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