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 Have you done your Christmas shopping yet?  If you’re doing some of yours online like so many this year, why not help raise extra donations for 6201 Princess Elizabeth by registering with Easy Fundraising?! Follow this link to see how it works, then follow the steps 1-3 to get set up. https://6201.co.uk/index.php/fundraising/easy-fundraising/ Join...

6201's Boiler Back up to pressure at Carnforth (Nov 2018) Over the last few weeks, further progress has been made with repairs at Carnforth - just in time for 6201 Princess Elizabeth's 85th birthday on the 3rd of November.  The motion has been re-fitted, and more components repaired and reinstated accordingly. ...

The team at Carnforth have been making very good progress with the locomotive since the last update, and though there is still work to do, we're very pleased to report on the work completed so far.To date, all welding work has now been completed, new piston rings have been installed,...

With the locomotive withdrawn from service prematurely at the end of 2016 primarily with weeping small boiler tubes; the society has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to find a resolution to the situation.Whilst the locomotive has been out of action, 6201 Princess Elizabeth has been at The Princess Royal...

Happy New Year, and a very special thanks to everyone who has made a donation towards the cost of repairs in 2017.  Your support is crucial in getting Lizzie back in steam once more, and only with your help will we achieve this goal.Model Railway ExhibitionOn the 3rd and 4th...

Firstly a massive thank you to everyone who has made a donation so far. We've now raised well over 50% of the money required to fit the new small boiler tubes - the equivalent of 65 out of the 123 tubes. However, we still need to raise the money for...

Welcome to our brand new and exciting 6201.co.uk website!  Packed with new features and information, we hope you like the new contemporary look and feel of the site.  The website has been developed in house, and though there is still some work to be done; going forward it will be...

On Saturday 26th November 2016, whilst carrying out a routine boiler washout and inspection, our chief engineer discovered a weeping small boiler tube. A more detailed inspection revealed several other suspect tubes. Instead of replacing these few tubes and fulfilling our programme of work for the rest of the...

30 August 20166201 Princess Elizabeth successfully completed her first mainline tour since overhaul on the 23rd August, when she took the Steam Dreams ‘Cathedrals Express’ service from London to the West Somerset Railway.[spacer height="20px"]Then on Sunday 28th, 6201 departed London Kings Cross en-route to Peak Rail at Rowsley. Lizzie hauled...