72010 'Hengist' Project at Shillingstone Railway Station


The 'Clan' project is a group of steam enthusiasts aiming to build a British Railways 'Clan' Class 6MT 4-6-2 pacific steam locomotive. 72010 'Hengist', is a new build project constructing a B.R. Class 6, 'Clan', steam locomotive. More details can be found about this project at the following link : http://72010-hengist.org/index.html

The project is based at several locations at present. The main location being Burton upon Trent where all the parts are in store. 2015 will see the start of frame erection process and a press release will be issued shortly with the winning bidder. Once the frames have been completed they will then be moved to the Great Central Railway where their staff and the Hengist volunteers will continue to build up the frames all the way to a fully working locomotive.