You are currently viewing Sir Berkeley

Sir Berkeley

Built Weight Length Status Wheel
1890, Leeds
19 tons 4 cwt
22' 5" (6.8m)

This engine was built by Manning Wardle & Company at their Boyne Engine works in Leeds. It has previously worked for Logan & Hemmingway, and at Cranford Ironstone Co, Kettering. Similar to Matthew Murray, it is an L Class locomotive built for a contractor in the construction of large civil engineering projects. 

It was purchased by Roger Crombleholme in 1965, and now owned by the Vintage Carriages Trust.

It has just finished it’s overhaul, and will be launched back into traffic in April 2023.