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.

Loco restoration update

Loco restoration update 

Avonside frame under repair

Avonside boiler under repair

No valve mo…

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Bloemfontein carries out repairs on Lawley NG6, No. 106 and Fowler B5 Road locomotives

Bloemfontein carries out repairs on Lawley NG6, No. 106 and Fowler B5 Road locomotives. 

Both these…

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Arn Jung 847 nears completion

Arn Jung 847 nears completion.

Update October 2012

It is always a joy when a locomotive suddenly tak…

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Arn Jung Loco No. 847.

Arn Jung Loco No. 847.

Our Bloemfontein works has worked up a head of steam.  Daily progress is now…

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Bloemfontein Report

Bloemfontein Report

Avonside No. 1624. 

Update - October 2012

Our Bloemfontein Workshops report…

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Bloemfontein Workshops Update - April 2012

Bloemfontein Workshops Update - April 2012

Due to the heavy demands made on our restoration facility…

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BLOEMFONTEIN STEAM WORKSHOP YEAR END PROGRESS REPORT

2011 was a very busy a year as the Sandstone Bl…

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Progress report on NGG11, No. 52

Progress report on NGG11, No. 52

23 October 2011

We are able to report progress on the ground up res…

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Progress Report – Bloemfontein – 29 July 2011

Progress Report - Bloemfontein - 29 July 2011

Kerr Stuart, No. 4063, locomotive.

Totally restored af…

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Progress Report – Bloemfontein – 14 June 2011

Progress Report – Bloemfontein – 14 June 2011 

Lukas Nel has provided the following information:

1)…

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