Thankfully, the restrictions on numbers of volunteers attending Toddington have now been lifted and we can go "full steam ahead" - at least with our work programme if not yet with the loco itself!

We have put together a gallery of images to illustrate our recent work


More information about what is going on in each one can be found by following this link   Restoration. and looking at the 2021 section

Our latest Newsletter for members has recently been issued - both in electronic format and hard copy for those of us who still like the printed word!  


You can view a sample below - if you would like an full copy, send an e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



Other work completed thus far 

Wheelsets back from South Devon and painting underway,

Valve chest boring completed,

Preparations for cylinder chest boring,

Removal of frame stretcher ( new stretcher manufactired and installed ) and rear buffer beam ready for riveting on new parts.

We have continued on removing wasted metal from the frames and working towards replacing some of it 

We have also been working on fund rasing initatives and increasing our membership ( see our membership  page and how to support us.

Details can be found in News items and Lottery Heritage Fund pages.











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