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Poorly Pilk

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This loco used to work for Pilkington Glass – hence known to one and all at Apedale as “The Pilk”.

The driver sensibly stopped the engine – fortunately with the train stood safely at Silverdale Station, called for assistance, and that was that for The Pilk for the time being.

The need to prioritise other matters – like the Tracks to the Trenches event – meant that the repair had to wait its turn.

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