Steam train back on track after painstaking restoration mends years of neglect

 

News article: Steam train back on track after painstaking restoration mends years of neglect

An unwanted steam locomotive that was left to rust has become a symbol of pride for a Queensland town, thanks to years of painstaking restoration work by a small group of train enthusiasts.

  Graham4405 The Ghost of George Stephenson

Location: Dalby Qld
The article seems to ignore the fact that C17 967 did indeed run trains for MVHR before its closure some years ago, In fact I rode in the cab of 967 on 11/02/2012 with John Flynn (mentioned in the article) at the throttle.

Steam train back on track after painstaking restoration mends years of neglect

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  petan Chief Commissioner

Location: Waiting to see a zebra using a zebra crossing!
Some background on its history; the Beaudesert steamer received attention in 2002 by Boilerland Pty Ltd in Brisbane before Beaudesert service. People with the Beaudesert Rail video will have seen that.

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