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Welcome to our news board. All news and updates regarding Sir Lamiel can be found here. For news about our other locos please follow us on Facebook.

Please note that some of our posts will require a password to see for a period of time. These are our monthly overhaul updates and are protected so that members of the Knights of the Round Table are first to hear the news.

  • Protected: November 2020 Update
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  • September 2020 Update
    Some good progress this month, although still at the beginning of the long period where parts are being removed. Work on the boiler continues with tube removal underway. There are 193 tubes in Sir Lamiel’s boiler which need the ends cutting with gas cutting gear prior to removal. 73 tubes still require the ends cutting […]
  • July/August 2020 Update
    During the overhaul for Sir Lamiel, we intend to do monthly updates about the progress we have made. We’ve had a great start with our Knight’s of the Round Table Appeal with just over £10,000 pledge so far. There’s still a long way to go, so please spread the word far and wide. Over the […]
  • Sir Lamiel Fundraiser Launch
    This morning we launch our fundraiser, “The Knights of the Round Table” for Sir Lamiel’s overhaul. Having been responsible for Sir Lamiel for 42 years and having completed three major overhauls in that time, we have an intimate understanding of what needs to be done to bring the 4-6-0 back in order to celebrate its […]
  • Sir Lamiel for overhaul
    National collection locomotive N15, King Arthur class, No. 777, Sir Lamiel is set to return to steam following a new overhaul agreement with the 5305 Locomotive Association. The overhaul will take place to main line standards with work due to start later this year and due to be completed in 2023. Once the overhaul is […]

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This is a sight we’ve been working hard to see.

All the tubes have now been removed from Sir Lamiel. A big thank you to all those who have helped.

Next step is to examine the boiler and tube plates to assess what work needs to be done.
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