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Key supporters of restoration project visit the finished locomotive at the Apedale Valley Light Railway

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In September 2014, the Moseley Railway Trust returned a 1916 built Hudswell Clarke steam locomotive to operation on the Apedale Valley Light Railway.

In April 2015, the Stanhope family and Colin Laidler were able to come to Apedale and see the Hudswell Clarke steam locomotive at work.Phil Robinson, Moseley Railway Trust Chairman said  - It was a real privilege to host the visit by the Stanhope family and Colin Laidler.

Without the combined effort and commitment of Colin, the Stanhope family, and all the Moseley Railway Trust members who worked on the locomotive, this historic machine would still be a silent hulk rather than the immaculate working machine we have today.

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