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    7 July 2015


No34051 Returns to the NRM





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Newly-restored locomotive No 34051 Winston Churchill, has arrived back at the NRM at York, following its two-year cosmetic restoration.

On 30th January 2015, it was moved into the Great Hall accompanied by the restored luggage van S2464 and Pullman car "Lydia", all of which were part of the 1965 funeral train.

The exhibition ran until mid May and marks the culmination of the restoration project. We are very grateful to those who donated to the appeal. A list of donors is shown by using the link to the left.

  
34051 crosses the turntable       Train moved by 08 shunter
 
34051 arrives at the temporary rostrum

    
Opening speeches with NRM Director, Paul Kirkman, FNRM Chairman, Philip Benham, and FNRM South of England Group Chairman, Ian Harrison.
                      
Above left: The Mid Hants Railway (left) and Shildon (right) restoration teams.
Above right: The FNRM South of England Group team.