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Archive for March, 2018

Red Devil – Back to Life

David Rodgers reports: One of the world’s most iconic steam locomotives – South African Railways Class 26 4-8-4 No. 3450 ‘Red Devil’ is to be restored to working order.  In the last few days the loco, which has stood out of use in a secure part of Cape Town’s Monument station for a decade, has yesterday […]

Douglas Brooks reports: Sandaoling – 28/2/ – 6/3/2018 March 2018’s visit turned out to be a bit of an expensive waste of time. The Coal Yard and the Yellow Loader were not in use. It was far too warm for any exhaust except when departing from the Blue Loader and, at night, from the Washery. […]