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When CPR 1201 was no longer available for the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Railway tourist operation, a train set from Sweden was purchased in 1992 including Swedish State Railways (Statens Järnvägar) inside valve 2-8-0 locomotive #909 built in 1907, shown here at Wakefield in 1995.Operations were suspended and the line was closed in 2011 due to a washout (due to the cost of repairing the line), and as of 2017 a good chunk of the line has been pulled up by one of the municipalities intending to convert it into a walking trail.
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Caption: When CPR 1201 was no longer available for the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Railway tourist operation, a train set from Sweden was purchased in 1992 including Swedish State Railways (Statens Järnvägar) inside valve 2-8-0 locomotive #909 built in 1907, shown here at Wakefield in 1995.

Operations were suspended and the line was closed in 2011 due to a washout (due to the cost of repairing the line), and as of 2017 a good chunk of the line has been pulled up by one of the municipalities intending to convert it into a walking trail.

Photographer:
Bill Thomson [451] (more) (contact)
Date: 1995 (search)
Railway: Tourist (search)
Reporting Marks: Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Railway 909 (search)
Train Symbol: Not Provided
Subdivision/SNS: Wakefield - Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Railway line (search)
City/Town: Wakefield (search)
Province: Quebec (search)
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