SR 4-6-2 "West Country" Class no. 34028 Eddystone

SR 4-6-2

34028 Eddystone started life as an original Bulleid ‘Spam Can’ in 1946.  Like many of these locos it was rebuilt into a more conventional design in 1959, and remained in BR service until 1965.  It was acquired by the Southern Pacific Rescue Group in 1986, which merged with Southern Locomotives Ltd, finally entering service at Swanage in 2003.  It was withdrawn for overhaul in 2014, and returned to service in 2021.