Illustrated Talk On the LMS Patriot Project, Retford

This takes place at the Bassetlaw Railway Society, Up Platform, Retford Railway Station, Retford, Nottinghamshire.

Engineering Update - July 2014

Locomotive Frame Assembly

Following the wheeling of the chassis at Tyseley Locomotive Works in late June the chassis was only display at the Tyseley Locomotive Works Open Weekend on 5th & 6th July, before moving back to Llangollen on Friday 11th July.

That one small sentence does not explain the effort and logistics involved to move the chassis the 80 miles between to two sites.

100th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War

Today the LMS-Patriot Project is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War. The charitable Project is building a new 'Patriot' class steam memorial engine - 'The Unknown Warrior' - which is dedicated to the fallen from The Great War and all subsequent wars.

New Steam Memorial Engine ‘The Unknown Warrior’ to be exhibited at The Great Dorset Steam Fair

The LMS-Patriot Project, the charitable group who are building a new steam memorial engine ‘The Unknown Warrior’ will be exhibiting the partially complete locomotive at The Great Dorset Steam Fair from 27th – 31st August.

Full set of Cylinders for 'The Unknown Warrior'

'The Unknown Warrior' now has all three cylinders following casting of the second Outside Cylinder at Coupe Foundry, Preston, on 3rd July.

Patriot 45551 plus Sales Stall at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, Nr Blandford Forum

Our Patriot Sales Stall will be attending this event throughout the five days, along side our locomotive 'The Unknown Warrior' which will be on display on a low loader.

Midland Railex, Midland Railway Centre, Butterley, Derbyshire

Our Patriot Sales Stall will be attending this event at Butterley Railway Station, Ripley.

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