Bloemfontein Shed

Sandstone Heritage Trust, Bloemfontein workshops.

Although Sandstone is reasonably well known as a destination it is less well known that we operate a major locomotive refurbishment programme at our Bloemfontein workshops. This is located in the old Steam Depot which was the home of constant Steam activity for many decades.

Sandstone Restoration News

Sandstone Restoration News

The beginning of 2016 has seen substantial progress on NGG11 No. 52 with…

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Class NGG11 No. 52 - end of year report

Class NGG11 No. 52 - end of year report

Since our previous update all four valve and piston assembl…

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Update on NGG11 No. 52 November 2015

Update on NGG11 No. 52 November 2015

Work continues on the motion of No. 52 – all the valves h…

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O&K 11112 now ready for steam trials

O&K 11112 now ready for steam trials

Rescued from the Companhia Do Assucar De Angola (CAA), Faze…

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Class NGG11 No. 52 moves forward

Class NGG11 No. 52 moves forward

Hot on the heels of the two completed O&K locomotives, Lukas Ne…

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Update on NGG11 No. 52 September 2015

Update on NGG11 No. 52 September 2015

Despite earlier difficulties with a lack of drawings the rest…

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Update on O&K 1112 September 2015

Update on O&K 1112 September 2015

Ex-Angola O&K No. 11112 is reaching the end of its restor…

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Update on O&K 0-6-0T 11112/1925

Update on O&K 0-6-0T 11112/1925

Ex Companhia Do Assucar De Angola

Originally 500mm gauge convert…

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Update on O&K 0-6-0T 11112/1925

Update on O&K 0-6-0T 11112/1925

Ex Companhia Do Assucar De Angola

Originally 500mm gauge convert…

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Restoration News from Sandstone Heritage Trust in Bloemfontein

Restoration News from Sandstone Heritage Trust in Bloemfontein

Sandstone’s Angola twins, O&K 111…

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