D8098 GCR

T1LC News – 9th June 2021

As you may know, ’98 has been out of traffic recently owing to a fault that caused the wheelslip circuit to activate continuously. After much trial and error on the part of our intrepid engineers, Michael and Steve finally traced the fault back to a faulty part in the reverser which was removed and replaced… Read More

1705 D8098 GCR

T1LC News – 6th June 2020

Good evening all, the T1LC hopes you are keeping safe and well during these unusual times. As many of you will know the Great Central Railway has been closed for the last 3 months due Covid19 and we have been unable to go on site to check or work on our loco’s but the GCR… 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


Peter Haylock

The Board of the Type One Locomotive Company Ltd lament the untimely passing of our friend and colleague, the GCR’s Operations Manager until his retirement, Mr Peter Haylock who died suddenly on the 9th July 2019. This image from superb video captured by Ian Farnfield shows Peter enjoying a bit of 1705 action on 15th… Read More