Stanhope

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Stanhope
FRCo-Interactive 2003-08A.jpg
With Linda at Minffordd, 2003
Type Kerr Stuart Tatoo
Original Railway Durham County Water Board
History
Built by Kerr Stuart
Built 1917
Locomotives

Stanhope is a Kerr Stuart Tattoo class 0-4-2ST (2395 of 1917), formerly of the Penrhyn Quarry system. It was bought second hand by them in 1934 from Durham County Water Board.

Stanhope made her first return to Wales to the FR in 2003 for the Interactive II event following complete restoration by the Moseley Railway Trust's John Rowlands, a great friend of the Ffestiniog. The Engine made a cannonball run to Blaenau following the event which saw her double head with Prince, Linda and Lilla on goods and a heavy train of slate waggons.

Stanhope also visited the WHR(C) for Adventure Week on May 24-30 2003.

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