Western Locomotive Association


14th November 2023
D1013 to remain in BR Blue with Full Yellow Ends livery – for the time being at least...!

Following the Western Locomotive Association’s recent AGM held on the 11th November 2023, the WLA Membership have decided to keep locomotive D1013 Western Ranger in its current blue with full […]

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7th November 2023
WLA Membership exceeds 400 in time for 50th Anniversary...!

The WLA is pleased to report that its Membership number is now over 400 just as the Class 52 preservation group heads towards its 50th Anniversary, which is taking place […]

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8th October 2023
And then there were three... D1048 is gifted to WLA!

The Western Locomotive Association is delighted to announce that the owners of Class 52 locomotive D1048 Western Lady, have decided to gift their locomotive to our Association. Many enthusiasts will […]

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20th September 2023
WLA Team helps D1048...!

The WLA is proud to have assisted the Severn Valley Railway and the owners of D1048 Western Lady with the safe transportation and arrival of of the locomotive to Kidderminster […]

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9th August 2023
"A" Exam Completed for D1062

On Saturday, 5th August 2023, an "A" exam was successfully completed on D1062 at Kidderminster TMD, signed off by Robin Jones, the WLA's Maintenance & Standards Engineer.

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3rd June 2023
Bogie Appeal for D1013 surpasses £28k!

Following a recent, very generous donation, the WLA's Bogie Appeal for D1013's bogie overhaul has now surpassed £28k! Although the WLA were unable to progress the NLHF route, plans are […]

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Western Locomotive Association 50 Years

The WESTERN LOCOMOTIVE ASSOCIATION is a company limited by guarantee - Registered No: 3873466
Registered Address: 5, Prospect Place, Millennium Way, Pride Park, Derby, England DE24 8HG. Charity No. 1115058