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RIP Dennis Howells

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Old 18th August 2018, 21:56
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RIP Dennis Howells

It has been announced that Dennis Howells MBE has passed away at the age of 78. Mr Howells has been the owner of BR(W) 94XX class 0-6-0PT No.9466 since 1977, restoring the loco from Barry Scrapyard condition, first returning it to steam in 1985 & it always looked immaculate.

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Old 20th August 2018, 09:39
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Dennis was a lovely man who, with his family, looked after 9466 like a pampered pet. They went everywhere with the engine, which was welcomed at events up and down the country, looking after its every need and constantly cleaning and polishing.
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Please accept my deepest sympathy to the family and fiends of Dennis, a great railway man R.I.P.
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Last main line run for 9466 / memorial train for Dennis Howells

It has been announced that 9466 will operate a special main line run on October 20th as a memorial run for Dennis Howells. It will travel from Drayton Green to Princes Risborough and will be a charity fundraiser for St Luke's Hospice, Harrow.
As 9466's main line certificate expires 4 days later, this will almost certainly be the last main line trip for the Hawksworth pannier.

https://www.railwaymagazine.co.uk/fi...emorial-train/

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Condolences to his family and lets now hope his work was not in vain.

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