A1X Stroudley Terrier class 0-6-0T no. W8 'Freshwater' arriving at Haven Street station with a UK Railtours' chartered train from Smallbrook Junction to Wootton on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, on 20th September 2014. Fifty of these locomotives were built at Eastleigh works in 1877 and this one was originally numbered 46 and named 'Newington'. It worked on the Hayling Island branch until this closed on 4th November 1963 and it was withdrawn but then displayed on a plinth on the island outside the 'Hayling Billy' pub from 1966 until 1979 when it was donated to the Wight Locomotive Society and shipped back to Haven Street for restoration before being steamed again on the IOSWR on 21st June 1981.

Location: Havenstreet

Original line: Ryde and Newport Railway

Photographer: David Bosher

Contact photographer: David Bosher

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Date: 20/09/2014

Image number: 72452

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