One should reflect on the fact that the NG4, which was nothing more than a derelict chassis, was plucked…" The NG4 is now complete and is anything but derelict.

This week the Sandstone Heritage Trust will remove its Hunslet diesel shunter pictured here as well as its 10-ton Hyster forklift from the site. We are very sad to have been part of the process by which this world renowned facility has slowly been dismantled, both by nature and by its custodians, namely Spoornet. However, all the survivors were rescued.

One should reflect on the fact that the NG4, which was nothing more than a derelict chassis, was plucked from the same site and is thanks to Lukas Nel and his team currently bring much joy to many people.

The NG4 is now complete and is anything but derelict.