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Steam on the GCRN


GCRN has a flourishing group of individuals dedicated to maintaining and operating our collection of steam locomotives, and we always welcome new volunteers to come join us. Our group members include both old and young, with our more senior members having worked steam locomotives on the national network, while our younger members represent the future skills and dedication that will ensure that we continue to operate steam locomotives at GCRN for many years to come. We also have individuals who are qualified engineers, as well as others with no specific skills, but a willingness to learn and develop.


At GCRN the engineering and operational functions are covered by the same team (though some members do specialise), which provides us with a broad and deep set of skills to ensure that locomotives are both well maintained and properly operated. Engineering skills are learned by example and mentoring, ...

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