Statement about Driver Experiences

Amendments have been made to the operation of KOYLI with the locomotive not being allowed to be operated on any future driver experience, on any preserved railways. The forthcoming driver experiences on the Seven Valley Railway has been replaced with 55019 with only two places that remain.

Koyli is coming home to York

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Engineers update - 30Jan16

Work started on more investigation into the fault in number 2 power unit (449) in D9002. We started working on B bank, with the removal of the injectors, then the injector pockets, and the blanks. We have found some of the sealing rings have been passing gasses. These will be replaced. We will also replace all of the O rings for new. Pictures in [...]

Koyli to appear at the SVR Diesel Festival

Koyli has been invited to attend the SVR Diesel Festival on 19th to 21st May 2016 Moving from its traditional spot in early October, the 2016 diesel event brings great opportunities for visiting locomotives and, with the lighter evenings, we are sure that May will be a hit with those who love the sounds of English Electric, Maybach and Sulzer d [...]

Engineers Update - Oct 2015

Engineers update - 55002 passed its annual safety exam last week.  This then allowed Koyli to haul 55019 to York, where D9009 was added to the consist.  55002 then hauled both locos to Shildon, to take part in DELTICS diamond jubilee last weekend. Koyli is to stop at Shildon over the winter for bodywork repairs, and a repaint will be [...]

Koyli is on the Move again

Koyli is on the Move to Shildon. 55002 will haul 55019 to York on Thursday 22nd October 2015, where D9009 will join the consist, and haul 55002/19 to Shildon. Train ID: 0Z69JH Thursday 22 October - Barrow Hill to Shildon BARROW HILL L.I.P. 1124 BARROW HILL SOUTH JN. 1129 BARROW HILL NORTH JN 1138 EGHTJN BEIGHTON JN 1145 TREETON JN 1152 [...]

Published on  September 25th, 2011