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The last locomotive from Bloemfontein moves to Sandstone.

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The last Sandstone locomotive has now left Transnet’s  Bloemfontein Depot and has arrived at Sandstone Estates near Ficksburg.

929 was acquired from the President Steyn Mine by the Transnet Foundation in the early ‘90s and was subsequently sold to the UK-based North British Locomotive Preservation Group.

Plans to export the loco to the UK fell through and Sandstone acquired the locomotive in 2013.

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