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Saturday 16 December

41313 leaves Havenstreet

Friday 13th February saw Ivatt 41313 leave for the East Somerset Railway at the start of a two year rebuild programme

41313 being loaded
41313 loaded on Allely's trailer at Havenstreet on 13th February 2015
Ivatt 2-6-2T No 41313 is temporarily leaving its home at Havenstreet and being transported to Cranmore on the East Somerset Railway where it will undergo an extensive rebuild lasting some two years.

An agreement to undertake this work was reached between the Isle of Wight Steam Railway and the East Somerset Railway following the successful rebuild and return to service of Ivatt Mogul 46447, which is on a ten year loan from the IWSR to the Cranmore based railway.

Following the rebuild, 41313 will return to the Island and join sister engine, 41298 that is currently being rebuilt in the locomotive workshops at Havenstreet.
41313 Havenstreet car park
Waiting for the off, 41313 on the low loader waiting to leave for the Fishbourne - Portsmouth ferry
The transfer was undertaken by Allelys Heavy Haulage, who the previous day had delivered a tamper to Havenstreet to carry our a full line tamp in preparation for the 2015 season.
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Sorry for the delay, 41313 begins the steady climb through Combley Woods at the start if its journey to Somerset.