An article on STUFF today has the news that Ab699 is making a comeback at the Pleasant Point Railway and Historical Society. Placed in service in 1922, the engine is due back after after being decommissioned in 2013. Ab699 has a resume that includes 46 years of government service.
|Photo online at STUFF by JOHN BISSET/STUFF|
The refurbished 85 tonne locomotive - the first one the Pleasant Point Railway and Historical Society purchased - is set to be reintroduced to the public on September 23, some 96 years after it first entered service." Eleanor Rarity
|An old photo of Ab699 at Work from the Pleasant Point Railway Facebook site.|
- Youtube videos of ex-Thames trains.
- Ab 688 manufactured 1922.
- Ab 699 Service History.
- Pleasant Point Railway Facebook.
- Summary of Thames Trains. There are several books available that give a complete history of A & G Price, and the details of the Locomotives built. Prices of Thames by Bob Stott has the following summary: