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Welcome to the 6024 Preservation Society Ltd

We are dedicated to the restoration, maintenance and operation of
Great Western Railway King Class 4-6-0 steam locomotive No. 6024 ‘King Edward I’

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No. 6024 “King Edward I” is maintained and operated by the 6024 Preservation Society Limited (an exempt charity) on behalf of the Royal Scot Locomotive and General Trust. Running and maintaining such a prestigious locomotive is a time consuming and expensive business. The Society’s volunteers spend much time and money in keeping her in tip-top condition.

The Society is always keen to welcome new members willing to support and contribute towards ensuring the engine’s future. There are also opportunities for active involvement in engineering, maintenance and administration.

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Fifth Bob Robson Album

Album number five from the Bob Robson collection has now been added to the Photographs page on this website. This selection of Bob's photos covers the end of the overhaul [...]

Tender Tank Trial Fitted

Tender Tank Trial Fitted In preparation for the final fitting of the tender tank to the chassis, in late June 2018, the tank was trial fitted. This allowed us to [...]

Gallery

Do you want to see No. 6024 ‘King Edward I’ in action? Check its schedule.

Gallery

Do you want to see 6024 ‘King Edward I’ in action? Check its schedule.