Ruston & Hornsby 0-4-0 No. 525947

LSSH class, diesel hydraulic transmission, of January 1968, this loco worked for Blue Circle Industries Ltd Central Works at Kirton Lindsey, Humberside.  Later in 1995 it was privately bought from a coach firm for use at Telford.  Now owned by TSR, it is vacuum fitted for passenger operation and affectionately known as Rusty. It was originally named Don Atkinson, but is now nameless and is now resplendent in maroon livery. Rusty has been the mainstay of diesel services for a number of years and can still be found operating regular passenger and engineering duties.rusty4 rusty rusty2 rusty3


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