Its industrial career spanned 14 years with Reed & Mallik (Plant) Ltd. It then moved via Alan Keef Ltd to the Llanberis Lake Railway. Six years later, it moved to the Brecon Mountain Railway, where it stayed for almost twenty years.
It was purchased in the late 1990"s, by the Lynton & Barnstaple Trust. Firstly placed in store, and then moved to the Talyllyn for restoration work, it first entered service with the L & B in 2005. In 2008 the loco, which was not in traffic or in full working order, was declared 'surplus to requirement'.
|Power -||60 HP at rpm|
|airbrakes -||No, but to be airbraked to GVLR system|
This loco landed on GVLR metals on Tuesday, 8th April 2008. Repairs, overhaul and modification to GVLR air braking standards are required before it can enter revenue earning service. Restoration and repairs to other rolling stock are currently taking priority over this project.