A gleaming, stylish and fully-functioning tank engine, carefully restored by the enthusiasts of the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, has been shortlisted for 2018’s ‘Object of the Year’ awards, according to the Cornish Guardian.
Beattie, tank engine number 30587, was built in 1874 and today carries passengers along the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, based at Bodmin General Station.
The Bodmin and Wenford Railway provides visitors with a 13-mile journey through gorgeous Cornish countryside. With a variety of locomotives and associated rolling stock, the beautifully-preserved railway offers visitors a range of experiences and events throughout much of the year.
The Cornish Heritage Awards aim to celebrate the work of both small and large organisations which nurture any aspect of Cornwall’s rich history. This could be a museum or historical site.
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