Sandstone Heritage Trust - Rail News

RN 219 - Peckett saddle tank says goodbye to Bloemfontein

It was less than a week ago that this locomotives restoration companion was loaded for the private 2ft narrow gauge railway at Sandstone Estates in the Eastern Free State.This is another unique restoration achievement with 2 ex Sena Sugar (Mozambique) Locos coming out of the shop at the same time.

Always modest Lukas and Anna Nel did not include themselves in this photograph of the restoration team

Big, Bold and forthright this saddle tank stands as a living example of great British engineering..Peckett were undoubtedly among the best of breed.