Locomotive Pozieres was relocated from the Puffing Billy Menzies Creek Museum where she had been on display since aquisition to the Bellarine Peninsula Railway. Bellarine have been putting in the hard yards and on Saturday 23rd July 2011 Pozieres moved under it's own steam for the first time in at least 40 years (not quite sure when it did it's last run at Port Pirie) - still some work to be done before she returns to revenue service (cab roof, cylinder cladding, Westinghouse air completed, etc.).


The photograph was taken by David Price on Saunday 24th July  when further test runs were done up and down the yard in between trains hauled by T251.  The work evident here is to the credit of Wayne Pickett, Darcy and all of the others who have lent a hand to get Pozieres to this stage.

In other news Ex Fyansford Perry No 11 has now had all thickness testing completed (I finished the inner firebox on Sunday 24 July) and we are working towards having a boiler inspection done shortly.

Thanks to David for submitting the news and the photograph. The photograph is © David Price 2011 All Rights Reserved and is reproduced here with permission.

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