Carnforth Archives - 6201 Princess Elizabeth Society
Home of Locomotive 6201 Princess Elizabeth Society, who own, preserve, maintain and operate this world record-breaking steam locomotive.
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We are very pleased to report that on the 14th March 2019, 6201 ‘Princess Elizabeth’ had her initial light test run after various repairs were carried out at Carnforth.  This was the first time ‘Lizzie’ had been in steam on the national network since being withdrawn for repair at the...

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,...