ZZV ADS 70227 - Former Snowplough (now steam loco tender again)

Current number:
70227
Any other previous number(s):
729
Notes:
Initially sold to Bluebell Railway 1996. To North Yorkshire Moors Railway 9/00 for 30830 tender
Livery:
BLACK
Preservation location:
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Categories:
Preserved vehicles
DS series
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North Yorkshire Moors Railway** *** ****G Goswell
Bluebell Railway** *** ****Peter Hall
Bluebell Railway** *** ****Robert Hewison
Norwood Junction** *** ****Alex Betteney
Selhurst TMD1996-03-23Ben Williams
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  • 2 February 2021 - Richard Salmon

    The Maunsell Locomotive Society had obtained a second S15-class locomotive from Barry Scrapyard, No.30830, without a tender, and so this former Schools-class tender, converted to a snowplough, ADS70227, was obtained for this locomotive in 1996, and the concrete-filled body removed soon after. When the opportunity arose for the Maunsell Loco Society to purchase Schools Class loco ‘Stowe’ it was felt that this would give the society a much better balanced collection, and to help raise funds for the purchase, 30830 was sold, together with spares obtained and the tender chassis, and moved to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway on 28 or 29 September 2000.