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pware
November 10th, 2017, 05:43 PM
A loco built for the UK War Department in 1916 that served on the front lines in France has now been restored and is on display in a museum in QLD, Australia.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-11/retired-train-drivers-bring-100yo-ww1-locomotive-back-to-life/9137296

RHKluckhohn
November 10th, 2017, 08:03 PM
Lovely! Thank you.

(My one visit to the Museum in 2012 was the first time I saw Trainz 12 running in a display...)

:B~)

Roy3b3
November 10th, 2017, 08:33 PM
A loco built for the UK War Department in 1916 that served on the front lines in France has now been restored and is on display in a museum in QLD, Australia.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-11/retired-train-drivers-bring-100yo-ww1-locomotive-back-to-life/9137296


Thank you for sharing this today on "Remembrance Day".

I'll certainly look out for it next time I visit Ipswich.

Cheers,
Roy