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Baguley ‘Pretenders’ and others at Amerton

Colin Tyson gives us the news on standard and narrow gauge railways.

If you have something for this column please send it to: colin.tyson@kelsey.co.uk

The 2ft gauge railway at Amerton Farm in Staffordshire is home to three ‘unusual’ locos built by E.E Baguley of Burton-on-Trent in the 1930s-1940s, writes Phil Barnes.

These machines are the 1935 built , formerly , loco. Both are steam outline, diesel powered locomotives with mechanical transmission and thus not unreasonably known as ‘pretenders’.

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