Statfold March Open Day

Gertrude at Statfold

Gertrude getting ready for the next trip

This weekend saw Gertrude venture further northwards to the spring open day at Statfold Barn Railway. Read More »

Nik on March 29th, 2010 | File Under Visits | No Comments -

Gertrude at Welsh Highland for 2010

Barclay 0-6-0T locomotive Gertrude will be joining the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway fleet for the 2010 operating season. The agreement to bring it to Wales for 2010 will see it steaming for a minimum of 30 days, allowing it to share duties with the WHHR resident Bagnall, Gelert. Read More »

Nik on February 20th, 2010 | File Under Visits | 1 Comment -

Launceston Steam Railway Visit

Gertrude at Launceston

Gertrude at Launceston

Gertrude hauled trains throughout the October half-term week at Launceston Steam Railway, and many visitors took the opportunity to see her back in steam, 50 years to the month since she was last used at Bilston Steelworks. Read More »

Nik on November 6th, 2009 | File Under Visits | No Comments -

Launceston Visit for October half-term

Hot on the heels of the succesful visit of the Darjeeling locomotive, the Launceston Steam Railway will be hosting another visiting locomotive for the October half-term week… Read More »

Nik on September 30th, 2009 | File Under Visits | No Comments -

Toddington Gala

Gertrude attended the first ever steam gala at the North Gloucestershire Narrow Gauge Railway at Toddington on the 19th & 20th September.

Gertrude with a freight train at Toddington

Gertrude with a freight train at Toddington

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Tony on September 23rd, 2009 | File Under Visits | No Comments -