The new narrow gauge record!

THE Leighton Buzzard Railway has set a new record for the greatest number of narrow gauge locomotives on a train.

The new narrow gauge record!
The record-breaking train hauled by 17 Simplexes in action on May 29. LBR
On Sunday, May 29, as part of its Simplex gala weekend, the 2ft gauge line had 17 Motor-Rail locomotives on a single train.

The gala was held to mark the centenary of the start of production of hundreds of internal combustion Simplex locomotives by the Motor Rail & Tram Car Company of Bedford for use on the Western Front.

Read more in the latest edition of HR

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