D5830 GCRN

T1LC News – April 2021

D5830 On 06/04/2021 D5830 was awoken from its 13 month slumber in the shed at Ruddington. With numbers on site still restricted by the ongoing pandemic, just two of our engineering team spent Easter Tuesday progressing an A Exam (about two-thirds complete) and were able to run the engine up as well. Needless to say… Read More

D5830 D8098 GCR GCRN

T1LC News – February 2020

Hello and happy new year. After a bit of a break in January the T1LC volunteers have been busy operating and working on our loco’s, see the round up below. D8098 D8098 has this month received an A exam and is now ready to enter service. For those who don’t know our loco’s have to… Read More

1705 D5830 D8098 T1LC

T1LC News – December 2019

28/12/19 D5830 On 27th December D5830 developed a fault with it’s ETH, which wouldn’t stay running. The fault was traced to a faulty resistor, which was replaced and the ETH turned on but then we couldn’t turn the ETH off so we decided to fail the loco. On the 28th December after alot of tracing… Read More


D5830 Locomotive News – July 2019

D5830 is fully operational, following its yearly exam at the start of the year it took part in the Great Central Railway April diesel gala and performed faultlessly. In April we were very pleased to announce that D5830 was off to Ruddington for an extended visit and will be the second T1LC loco to work… Read More