Our Locomotives

We own seven locomotives, four of which are in regular use, two are being overhauled and the restoration of the last started in 2015.

34010 Sidmouth

34010 Sidmouth  

34028 Eddystone

34028 Eddystone  
Restoration completed in 2003. In service on the Swanage Railway until it was withdrawn for 10-year overhaul on 17th August 2014. It is currently being overhauled, with a view to returning to service in 2018.

34053 Sir Keith Park

34053 Sir Keith Park  
Our most recent restoration, Sir Keith Park entered service on the Severn Valley Railway in August 2012.

34070 Manston

34070 Manston  
Restoration completed in 2008. In service on the Swanage Railway, Dorset.

34072 257 Squadron

34072 257 Squadron  
Restored in 1990, ran until 2002. Its overhaul
started in 2012 and it will re-enter service in 2017.

80104 Standard 4MT Tank

80104 Standard 4MT Tank  
Restoration completed in 1997. It has recently returned to service on the Swanage Railway following major firebox repairs and its ticket runs to 2021.

Austerity Saddle Tank Norman

Austerity Saddletank  
Currently at the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway. After a long restoration it entered service on 13th February 2011, and is expected to remain at Embsay for the forseeable future.

SLL previously owned these locomotives:

80078 Standard 4MT Tank

80078 was sold to a private buyer in October 2012. It has been removed from Swanage Railway for major overhaul.

80078 Standard 4MT Tank  

35027 Port Line

Restored by SLL, and subsequently sold to Jeremy Hosking. Port Line was moved to Southall for overhaul prior to Main Line operation. It has since moved to Ian Riley's workshop. It featured in the 1988 BBC series The Train Now Departing which can be seen here. Note the section between 7 and 16 minutes into the program in which the loco is being steamed at Swindon by a youthful Willie Bath. Photo Archive Current details here.

35022 Holland America Line

Also owned by Jeremy Hosking and was located at Southall. It has subsequently moved to Ian Riley's workshop. More details here.

31178 P class tank

Now owned by the Bluebell Railway, where it has been restored and returned to service. More details here.