We are very pleased to announce that the following are the winners of the Association 2015 Christmas Quiz, set by Dan Quine.

Place Prize Winner
1st Prize A ‘Summerlands Chuffer’ for your locomotive, kindly donated by Chris Bird, plus a year’s Association Membership for 2016 Ed Copcutt
2nd Prize A ‘Summerlands’ Chuffer for your locomotive, kindly donated by Chris Bird Jim Hay
3rd Prize (randomly selected entry) A year’s Association Membership for 2016 Steven Holt


Well done to all of you

The answers to the quiz are published below.

Richard Huss
IT Officer


Section One: Warming the boiler

What is the name of this railway?

001Outside the locomotive shed at the Exbury Gardens Railway, Hampshire, 2015.


This locomotive is named after the railway it originally ran on. What is the name of that railway?

This loco was built for the Ashover Light Railway. She now runs on the Ffestiniog Railway and is seen at Boston Lodge around 1965.

ashover


What is the name of this railway?

The Kettering Furnaces Railway, where locomotive No. 8 is seen in 1961.

kettering furnaces


What is the name of this locomotive?

Alice, in the shed at Llanuwchllyn on the Bala Lake Railway, 2015.

alice


Which railway’s workshop is this?

This is the Stonehenge Works of the Leighton Buzzard Light Railway.

stonehenge


Which railway would you find this locomotive running on?

006This is Dolbadarn, running on the Llanberis Lake Railway.


What is the name of this locomotive?

This is Britomart, seen at Porthmadog Harbour Station on the Ffestiniog Railway.


What is the name of this station?

This is the Talyllyn Railway’s Abergynolwyn Station, seen from the footplate of Dolgoch.

abergynolwyn- view from the cab


What is the name of this section’s railway?

Bala Lake


Section Two: We’re under way

On which railway would I find this building?

This is the Castletown goods shed on the Isle of Man Railway.

isle of man


What is the name of the museum where this locomotive now resides?

This is Peckett No. 85 that originally ran on the ironstone railway at Wellingborough. She now resides at the Irchester Railway Museum.

wellingborough


Which railway is this?

011This is the track of the 3ft 6in gauge Nantlle Railway.

nantlle


What is the name of the railway on which these wagons ran?

These are wagons of the Snailbeach District Railway, seen out of use at Pontesbury.

sdr


What is the name of the quarry that these wagons served?

013

These are the distinctive wagons of the Trefor Granite Quarry.

trefor


Which railway did this locomotive run on?

This is Thames, which ran on Fayle’s Tramway in Dorset.

thames


What is the name of this locomotive?

This is Andrew Barclay 0-6-0T Gertrude, seen at Stonehenge Station on the Leighton Buzzard Light Railway.


What is the name of this locomotive?

This is O&K Eigiau, on the Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway.

eigiau


On which railway would you find this fine finial?

017

This is the main locomotive shed of the Old Kiln Light Railway.

old kiln


What is the name of this section’s railway?

Festiniog


Which railway is this?

Section Three: Full steam ahead

018

This engine block stands beside the line of the Hollycombe Railway.


What class of locomotive is this?

This is a class NG6, sometimes known as a Lawley. It was originally built for the Biera Railway and is now plinthed in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

lawley ng6


Which railway owns this locomotive?

020

This is Corris Railway locomotive No. 8 being restored in Maespoeth carriage shed in 2012.

corris loco


Which museum houses this loco?

021

This is a 3ft gauge Fowler 2-4-0 seen at its present home of the Armley Mills Museum, Leeds.

armley mills


Where is this locomotive?

022

This battery-electric locomotive is based at the Apedale Valley Light Railway.

apedale


There’s a railway under there. What is its name?

023

This is the Stevington and Turvey Railway, taken on the last day of its operation in 2013.

stevington and turvey


What is the name of this slate quarry?

024

This is the Imperial Quarry at Monson in Maine, one of a series of quarries served by the 2ft gauge Monson Railroad.


Which town was this photograph taken in?

This is Peckett 0-6-0ST Mesozoic while stored at Brackley Town station yard.

mesozoic


In which city would you find this wagon?

026

This is London. This wagon was used to feed coal to the stationary steam engines that provided the original power for opening Tower Bridge.

tower bridge


What is the name of this locomotive?

027

This is Elf, running on the Leighton Buzzard Light Railway in 1993.

elf


What is the name of this section’s railway?

Snailbeach