Fearless Freddie from Thomas and Friends
Fearless Freddie
Hunslet 2-6-2T (Welsh Highland Rwy "Russell") Photo by Roger Marks
Welsh Highland Railway Hunslet 2-6-2T "Russell" passing Gelerts Farm Works c1989
Photo credit and use: Roger Marks with our thanks

The Hunslet Engine Co. built this 2-6-2T "Russell" (pictured above) in 1906 for the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways Company. This locomotive had a long career including being requisitioned for war service during WWII at an open pit ironstone mine in Oxfordshire. "Russell" is currently undergoing a major overhaul with the hopes that it will soon be seen again on the Welsh Highland Railway.

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