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With the festival over on Sunday 22nd November, it was time to put NGG16 number 153 to bed.

Not many people realise the hard work required in preparing a steam locomotive for storage after a hard day’s work.

Driver Mark Ruddy sent us this video and two still photographs of the effort required to dispose of the fire and ash in NGG16 number 153 by himself and fireman Shawn Spaan so that she may rest until her next assignment.

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