Western Locomotive Association


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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24th May 2023
Diesel Gala Success!

A massive thank you to everyone who supported the WLA at the SVR’s Diesel Gala event and especially to those who helped ensure that D1062 could play her part, the […]

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16th May 2023
D1013 Bogie Overhaul Appeal Revised

Following recent correspondence with the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) it has been determined that the NHLF would no longer be the right funder for D1013 Western Ranger’s Bogie Project, […]

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4th May 2023
D1062 "B" Exam Completed

With D1062 residing in Kidderminster TMD during March and April, full use of the facilities has been made, undertaking a huge number of important jobs, before the locomotive could complete […]

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Western Locomotive Association

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