“Bagpipe Blog”

33111 at Mid Hants Diesel Gala

A few pictures from 33111’s first trip away from Swanage in 14 years! good to see the 27 way jumper getting plenty of use! Photo credits: James Cox, Dave Fry, Steve Thorpe, Peter Evans

33111 to visit Mid Hants

We are pleased to announce 33111 will be attending the Mid-Hants Railway diesel gala next month from July 15th to July 17th. The locomotive will move to/from Swanage by road.

33108 Update May/June 2022

A Busy month which has moved things forward significantly. Those who attended the Severn Valley Diesel Gala may have seem 33108 up on the jacks with its bogies removed. The following week we successfully changed 2 traction motors and cleaned up both bogies before reassembling the locomotive back to ground level! The Scaffold is now…

33111 Update May 2022

33111 recently had a B exam and has had some patching of the worst bits of the bodywork done by the lads at Swanage so many thanks to them. The loco has subsequently worked faultlessly at the diesel gala last weekend and even had a rare opportunity to work in multi using the high level…


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