‘Kinlet Hall’ long-term commitment to WSR reaffirmed
21
Apr

‘Kinlet Hall’ long-term commitment to WSR reaffirmed

GWR ‘Hall’ class 4-6-0 no. 4936 ‘Kinlet Hall’ is to return to the West Somerset Railway to work out the remainder of its existing 5-year hire agreement to 2020 and hopefully beyond.

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Overhaul update
10
Jan

Overhaul update

Kinlet Hall was withdrawn from service on the West Somerset Railway during October 2016 for a Heavy General Overhaul. Although earlier than planned, this work will enable essential boiler repairs to be made and a fresh boiler certificate gained.

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Mainline trips operating 27th & 29th September
18
Sep

Mainline trips operating 27th & 29th September

We are pleased to announce that Kinlet Hall will be operating two mainline trips operating down to Paignton & Kingswear. The journeys will be taking place on the 27th and 29th September 2015.

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Gertie passes her exams
03
Jun

Gertie passes her exams

Gertie has passed her NR exam today, everything went well steam test wise! Thanks to the MD lads who have helped make the whole process so relaxed and professional! The engine is a credit to the WSR and we are very proud to be resident engine on the railway.

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New Website Live
05
Apr

New Website Live

If you’re reading this then welcome to the new website for Kinlet Hall. This website will be kept up-to-date with all the latest news, photos, and member information regarding GWR 4900 Class No. 4936 ‘Kinlet Hall’, the oldest Hall class locomotive running on the mainline network.

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Contract with the West Somerset Railway
09
Feb

Contract with the West Somerset Railway

We are pleased to have signed a contract with the West Somerset Railway (WSR) which allows 4936 ‘Kinlet Hall’ to be a resident locomotive on the 20-mile heritage line.

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New Members Wanted
20
Dec

New Members Wanted

As you can imagine, a locomotive like ours takes a lot of work behind the scenes to keep her in tip top condition. We have an active volunteer support team which meets regularly to care for the loco.

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Kinlet Hall History

Kinlet Hall History

New Members Needed

New Members Needed

Mainline Hire

Mainline Hire

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