The restoration of LSWR T3 No 563 is rapidly moving forward. 563’s boiler could steam this year for the first time in over 70 years and the locomotive could be complete next year.  Her tender needs to catch up! Will you help make it possible? Join the T3NDER Club today!Continue Reading

Work on the overhaul of 563 is hotting up! Premier Patterns & Castings Ltd. and Boro Foundry have recently been heat treating the newly cast girder stays before they can be machined at the Flour Mill….

Some good news in difficult times – 563 is having it’s all new inner firebox assembled! The very heart of the T3 will be completed in due course along with lots of other exciting developments!

Significant boiler work and progress has been made with all parts now cleaned, painted and stored ready for refitting!