The Doll and Gertrude together again

Gertrude and The Doll have been reunited again this last week and working together on the WHHR in Porthmadog. Read More »

Nik on May 9th, 2012 | File Under Visits | No Comments -

2012 Season

We are pleased to confirm that Gertrude will be remaining at the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway for the duration of the 2012 season. Read More »

Nik on March 18th, 2012 | File Under Visits | 1 Comment -

Gertrude Takes Centre Stage

One of the largest events for railway enthusiasts every year, around 17,000 visitors attended the National Model Railway Exhibition on 19/20 November 2012.

Gertrude in the Hall

Gertrude on display in Hall 5 of the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

As part of the Warley Model Railway Club’s NATIONAL MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION hundreds of visitors stepped onto the footplate of Gertrude, while a historic display of her life, and of where she worked in industry – the Alfred Hickman ironstone quarry at Sydenham, near Adderbury, and the Stewarts & Lloyds steelworks at Bilston – could also be viewed, along with photographs and video of Gertrude’s preservation activities with Exmoor Transport. Read More »

Tony on December 1st, 2011 | File Under Visits | No Comments -

Visit to Bilston + S&L Staff Meet

Between 1925 and 1959 Stewarts & Lloyds Ltd used a 1918-built narrow gauge steam locomotive, Gertrude, to transport red-hot ingots from the melting shop to the rolling mill of Bilston Steelworks. Read More »

Nik on November 14th, 2011 | File Under History, Visits | No Comments -

Gertrude pops in to the FR

On Sunday 13th November steam locomotive Gertrude became the first Gelert’s Farm-based locomotive to travel over F&WHR metals from Pen y Mount Junction to the Cob as she travelled over Britannia Bridge en route from Gelert’s Farm to Boston Lodge.

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Nik on November 14th, 2011 | File Under Visits | No Comments -