2ft Narrow Gauge

91-019 Safely at Sandstone.

Sandstone’s third Class 91 diesel has safely arrived at Hoekfontein and has been placed in the runni…

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Sandstone acquires another Class 91 diesel

Sandstone has acquired 91-019, the penultimate member of its class, from Port Elizabeth. 91-019 is b…

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The Class NG10, currently under restoration at Sandstone’s Bloemfontein workshop, underwent its firs…

Read more: NG10 number 61 steams for the first time in 59 years!

NG10. The detail is coming together.

As we mentioned last time progress has slowed slightly with a lot of detail work being completed. We…

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A great weekend with the NG10!

After the arrival of a number of outstanding parts prior to the weekend Lukas Nel and his team excee…

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The beauty of the NG10.

The locomotive is now attached to the tender and apart from a few minor boiler mounts and regulator…

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Traversing the workshop. The NG10 takes a sideways move!

As per our last report we needed to mate the NG10 with its tender which were on different lines in t…

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The NG10 moves closer to the finish!

The tender is now close to completion and will be moved behind the locomotive to finish the intermed…

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Sandstone acquires the Assegaaibos Turntable

Some time ago we made an offer to purchase the redundant locomotive turntable at Assegaaibos on the…

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